Life in Buenos Aires

AEL is located along the Rio de la Plata of Buenos Aires, one of the largest Metropolitan cities in South America.  Often referred to as the Paris of South America, it is renowned for its Parisian architecture and rich European heritage.  On the weekends you can typically find the plazas filled with people, friends and families drinking mate, playing soccer, or even just enjoying a good book.  Public art, theatre and musical performances are also a popular pastime, and with such a vibrant city at the tip of your fingers, there is never a lack of things to do.

 

Climate and Travel

Buenos Aires has a humid subtropical climate with generally mild winters and humid summers.  The warmest month is January with an average temperature of 30 degrees celsius.  The rest of Argentina varies greatly in terrain and climate.  The country is organized into 23 provinces, and due to its vast length, it is composed of a diverse variety of  landscapes.  Argentina is the 8th largest country in the world and is very dynamic and beautiful country in its physical features; they include deserts, mountains, rivers, tropical rainforests as well as glaciers.  Popular trips include skiing in Bariloche, ice trekking on the Perito Moreno Glacier, exploring the waterfalls of Iguazu, visiting Mendoza’s vineyards,  hiking in San Martin de los Andes, and investigating the salt flats in Jujuy.