Ranch or Estancia?

Sometime we can get confuse if a ranch and estancia are the same thing. As we know a ranch is a large plot of land used for raising cattel, sheep or other livestock while an estancia is a large rural estate where people live surround by huge extension of green areas.  In the 19th century stationar...
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A Estancia day in Argentina

The first estancias and chacras (smaller farms than estancias), appeared in Argentina in the 16th century, during the Spanish colonization. The conquistadores and explorers were rewarded, by the grace of royal concessions, with very large pieces of land called suertes (lucky). They accepted t...
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