While in most countries the word is used to refer to the offspring of Europeans born in the Americas, in Argentina it generally connotes a person of mixed origins, European (mainly Spanish) and Native American.
Many people use it as a synonym for gaucho (Argentine cowboys) and mestizo.
It is generally claimed that by the end of the sixteenth century, Martín del Barco Centenera first used the current name of the country in the poem "Argentina y Conquista del Desierto." The name derives from the Latin word for silver, the metal the Spanish thought they would find in this land.
What constitutes Argentina's national culture is a politically loaded debate.
The men will be very protective of their sisters and cousins so be careful.
Flights will get you to Buenos Aires, from which there are regular buses to major cities and easy access to the park by bus from Route 40.
It's also reasonably priced compared to similar experiences in the likes of Iceland - with national park entry coming in at around £16 and trips to see the glaciers costing about £21.
In our North American society, catcalls are what you associate with dirty mouth construction workers with no class basically degrading female that walk by.
But in Argentina, depending on how a piropo is done is can be a great compliment to a woman's beauty.