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Patagonia | Buenos Aires
Following a first unsuccessful attempt of colonisation in 1536 by Pedro de Mondoza, Juan de Garay founded in 1580 Bueos Aires. By 1776 BA became the capital of the Spanish province Viceroyalty. On the 25th of May 1810 BA declared its independence from Spain. 1946 saw Peron being elected as president, his wife Evita starting welfare programs. In 1976 the military junta under Jorge Rafael Videla overthrew the administrations and started the dirty war. Oppression reigned, thousends were kidnapped, tortured and killed. The defeat at the Falklands ended the military dictatorship and Argentinia returened to democracy.
Patagonia - Buenos Aires Patagonien Buenos Aires with Canon 5D Mark II, EF 24-70/2,8 L USM at 24mm, ISO 125, 1/250s at f/7.1, -1/3
Canon 5D Mark II, EF 24-70/2,8 L USM at 24mm, ISO 125, 1/250s at f/7.1, -1/3
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