The Atlas Obscura Guide To Argentina
72 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Argentina
Updated March 16, 2023
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Stories About Argentina
The Rise of the Yaghan, Indigenous People of Tierra del Fuego Once Declared 'Extinct'
Long relegated to historical oblivion, this reinvigorated community is now pursuing deeper stories about their ancestors.
by Jude Isabella
How the Enchanting, Elusive Pink Fairy Armadillo Became One Scientist's Obsession
A conservation biologist in Argentina once hosted one of the animals in her living room, but finding them in the wild has proven far more difficult.
by James Hall
Podcast: Laguna Del Diamante
What a toxic Andean lake has to say about the dawn of life.
by The Podcast Team
Behold Meraxes, Argentina’s Ancient ‘Giant Dragon’
With a ‘Swiss Army knife’ head, tiny arms, and no relation to T. rex, a new dino find is providing intriguing evolutionary insights.
by Gemma Tarlach
Argentina's El Impenetrable Opens Up New Options For Its People
Born from tragedy, the remote national park is bringing tourism and other changes.
by Juan Relmucao
Meet the People Who Staff Argentina's Highest Observatory
Team members at the remote desert site brave challenging conditions to make the most of its clear, dark skies.
by Juan Relmucao