The original European settlers believed the country was laced with silver, and christened the country “Argentina” from the Latin word for silver “Argentum”. Whilst this isn’t the case, it’s clear from Argentina’s recent tourism boom there are plenty of other treasures to be discovered. A plethora of natural beauties from snow capped mountains, to vast wet lands, a paradise to some of Argentina’s most amazing plants and animals – complimented by passionate people with a proud history.
The 8th largest country in the world by area, but home to as little as 41 million people, concentrated in Argentina’s large cities in the east; the country can be characterised by its awesome landscapes. The rugged topography of the Andes form a natural border with Chile in the west, the vast southern plateau of Patagonia divides glaciers in the south with mountainous jungle to the north.