Buenos Aires Tango
Sensual. Moving. A way to mourn, or to escape. Such are the allures of tango, the salacious dance and somber song of Buenos Aires bordellos in the late 1800s. Today, in Argentina, tango's age-old themes remain unblemished: Remembering love, lamenting loss.
These photographs and captions appeared in the December 2003 National Geographic article "And Still They Tango."