Monthly Archives: July 2015

The Pampas and the Gauchos

The Pampas Continuing our review of the world’s major grasslands, we have what is commonly referred to as the Pampas in South America.  The Pampas is a relatively level region extending from the Atlantic Ocean in Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil. … Continue reading

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The Tantalizing Horizon

Thanks to everyone who commented on the previous post about the importance of grasslands in American history and culture.  It’s a fascinating topic.  A number of people pointed out that Europe does indeed have a major grassland – the vast … Continue reading

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The Grasslands – The Most American Landscape

Yes, you’ve read this before, but maybe I’m going to make this an annual post on this holiday . . . because it’s still true. Happy 4th of July from the Great Plains Trail!  On this most American of holidays, … Continue reading

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