Visiting La Tigre was an ad-hoc decision. After a week in Buenos Aires, we were planning to visit the beautiful city of Bariloche, one of most scenic areas in the province of Rio Negro. But luck was not on our side this time. Just a few days before our departure to Bariloche, the Chaiten volcano in Chile erupted violently, causing not only a lot of destruction, but a continuous fall of ashes that lasted for weeks. As a result, all flights to southern Argentina have been canceled, so we were forced to change our plans. And this is how we ended up taking a boat tour on the Paraná river to visit the Paraná Delta.
The boat tour started in the pretty little town of La Tigre (the tiger). The town that is located about 20 miles northeast of Buenos Aires, was created in 1820 by the europeans who settled in the area to farm the land. The port was developed to serve the Delta and to bring wood and fruit from other ports upstream on the Continue Reading