A Day In Colonia del Sacramento Immerses You In Old-World Charm, Big History

In as little as a day in Colonia del Sacramento, you can immerse yourself in a town that hasn’t changed much for centuries, ever since the Portuguese founded it in 1680. They were hoping to push Brazil’s borders to the edge of Argentina. But Colonia del Sacramento is in Uruguay, not Brazil. The Portuguese andContinue reading “A Day In Colonia del Sacramento Immerses You In Old-World Charm, Big History”

The Origins Of Tango: Photo Essay

Argentinians and Uruguayans are always arguing over the origin of tango. Paula (@museodeltango) gave us a private tour of Montevideo’s tango museum to clear up this 100-year-old feud. Where Was Tango Created? In 2009, UNESCO cited the origin of tango as the Plata River Basin, the area between Montevideo and Buenos Aires. Tango Goes ToContinue reading “The Origins Of Tango: Photo Essay”