Images from Argentina

Buenos Aires (Argentina) Cabildo
The Buenos Aires Cabildo was the government house in Buenos Aires at the time of the May 25, 1810 revolution. It now houses the National Museum of the Cabildo and the May Revolution. The Museum provides a timeline of the May Revolution which starts with the American Revolution in 1776.
La Recoleta Cemetery Street, Buenos Aires, Argentina
La Recoleta Cemetery (Buenos Aires, Argentina) was inaugurated in 1822. It is a "city of the dead", with the city laid out in blocks, with walkways and sidewalks filled with elaborate and substantial mausoleums.This is one of the streets in this city of the dead. Many of the mausoleums indicate that they are devoted to particular families, such as the Navarro family, the Ledesmo family, and the Duarte family.
Front of High School, Argentina, 2003
Front of High School, rural northern Argentina, 2003.
May Pyramid, Buenos Aires, Argentina
The May Pyramid is located in the Plaza de Mayo, a central plaza in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It celebrates the May 25, 1810 revolution, which began the War of Independence in Argentina. A declaration of independence was made on July 9, 1816.
Rural village, Argentina, early 2000s
Rural village, Argentina, early 2000s. This picture was taken from the front door of the high school building in a rural village in northern Argentina in 2003.
La Recoleta Cemetery, Buenos Aires, Argentina
La Recoleta Cemetery (Buenos Aires, Argentina) was inaugurated in 1822. It is a "city of the dead", with the city laid out in blocks, with walkways and sidewalks filled with elaborate and substantial mausoleums. Many of the mausoleums have been declared national monuments by the Argentine government. The mausoleums contain the remains of many of the elite of Argentina. Many of the mausoleums indicate that they are devoted to particular families.
High School courtyard, Argentina, early 2000s
High School courtyard, Argentina, early 2000s
La Recoleta Cemetery Street, Buenos Aires, Argentina
La Recoleta Cemetery (Buenos Aires, Argentina) was inaugurated in 1822. It is a "city of the dead", with the city laid out in blocks, with walkways and sidewalks filled with elaborate and substantial mausoleums.This is one of the streets in this city of the dead. Many of the mausoleums indicate that they are devoted to particular families, such as the Navarro family, the Ledesmo family, and the Duarte family.

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