Life in Buenos Aires
Lincoln’s campus is located on the bank of the Río de la Plata, in a peaceful neighborhood just a few minutes away from the city of Buenos Aires, one of the largest Metropolitan cities in South America. Often referred to as the Paris of South America, the city is renowned for its Parisian architecture and rich European heritage. During weekends you will always find the plazas filled with people, friends and families drinking mate, playing soccer, or just enjoying a good book. Buenos Aires is packed with cultural events: public art, theatre and musical performances are a popular pastime. With such a vibrant city at the tip of your fingers, there is always something fun 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, offers a very diverse variety of landscapes. Argentina is the 8th largest country in the world and is a very dynamic and beautiful country in its physical features that include deserts, mountains, rivers, the Pampas (plains), tropical rainforests as well as glaciers. Popular trips include outdoor an mountain tourism in the Patagonia, skiing in Bariloche, ice trekking on the Perito Moreno Glacier, enjoying Córdoba’s mountains and rivers, exploring the waterfalls of Iguazú, visiting Mendoza’s or Salta’s vineyards, hiking in San Martín de los Andes, and investigating the salt flats in Jujuy.