Travel Blogs from San Antonio de Areco, Argentina

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A tranquil change of plans, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina travel blog

A tranquil change of plans

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... the 20 hour buses we couldn’t travel to Iguazu that way either.  We decided on doing an overnight trip to San Antonio de Areco which is a couple of hours north west of Buenos Aires in the Pampas region (think Gaucho’s).  Although we ...

Riding with the Gauchos, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina travel blog

Riding with the Gauchos

A travel blog entry by arewethere.yet

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... which blows between a horse's ears."  ~ Proverb   The food at the estancia was the best we had in Argentina...a meat lover's paradise accompanied by fresh vegetables grown on site.  The wine did flow at will.  The building itself ...

San Antonio de Areco, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina travel blog

San Antonio de Areco

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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Guachos are sexy..., San Antonio de Areco, Argentina travel blog

Guachos are sexy...

A travel blog entry by rubyfunk

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 After flying back to BA, our last few days of holiday were spent in the charming little town of San Antonio de Areco, about 100 km north-west of Buenos Aires, which is supposed to be a centre for guacho culture (argentinian cowboys!) and is also ...

San Antonio de Areco- Home of the Cowboys, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina travel blog

San Antonio de Areco- Home of the Cowboys

A travel blog entry by jenny2802

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... bus journey later (this bus company was more punctual than the other) we arrived in BA, and jumped on another 2 hour bus to San Antonio de Areco. I have to admit that upon arriving we weren't all that enthusiastic. It was a tiny, quiet town and we didn't ...

Gaucho Festival, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina travel blog

Gaucho Festival

A travel blog entry by stevemarson

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Estancia La Bamba de Areco, Zárate Partido, Argentina travel blog

Estancia La Bamba de Areco

A travel blog entry by woodgeandfidge

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Gorgeous! An hour and a half drive from Buenos Aires and we are in the countryside. This is one of Argentinas oldest ranches and was completely restored in 2009 into a mix of boutique hotel and country ranch. It is really peaceful here and stunning, a ...

The Gauchos, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina travel blog

The Gauchos

A travel blog entry by thephibbles

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Hi Everyone, On Thursday we took a tour to San Antonio de Areco about 120kms from Buenos Aires. It is the most famous town in Argentina for preserving the gaucho culture (cowboys). As it is Winter here and not so busy we were the only two people on the ...

San Antonio De Areco - Gaucho Experience, San Antonio De Areco, Argentina travel blog

San Antonio De Areco - Gaucho Experience

A travel blog entry by skcoll

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... Puerto Madryn to San Antonio De Areco We arrive in Buenos Aires at 12.40 and 10 minutes later we are on another bus to San Antonio De Areco - another 2 hours. We arrive at 3ish and check into the San Carlos Hotel - a cheap lovely hotel - it´s nice to ...

The Luxury Bus Diaries, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina travel blog

The Luxury Bus Diaries

A travel blog entry by pidge

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... . A few minutes later we found a lovely guesthouse to stay in complete with a hummingbird in the garden. San Antonio de Areco is gaucho central in Argentina. It´s a beautiful quiet town full of bicycles with no locks, cars that should have been scrapped ...

Gaucho Fiesta!, San Antonio De Areco, Argentina travel blog

Gaucho Fiesta!

A travel blog entry by russiatooz

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... overboard on the shopping in Buenos Aires, we didn't have money, so we settled for a day trip to La Cinacina - a tourist "estancia" at San Antonio, an hour outside the capital. We didn't get to stay overnight and we didn't get to gallop around on any ...

Day 180/181 Mosquito Infestation / Mosquitsssssss, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina travel blog

Day 180/181 Mosquito Infestation / Mosquitsssssss

A travel blog entry by wanvigdot

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... el dinar. Ens vam asseure al menjador on hi havia tres taules llargues amb gent molt amable. El dinar era exagerat, amb 4 o 5 tipus de carn i ensaladilla russa , amanida d'enciam i tomàquet i flam per postres. El menjar era boníssim i ens vam aixecar de ...

Gaucho country, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina travel blog

Gaucho country

A travel blog entry by alexgoldschmidt

... I decided that she couldn't leave Argentina without a true gaucho experience.  We therefore heading to real gaucho territory of San Antonio.  Reminicent of a cowboy town, the very charismatic town was a great spot to see a very authentic side ...

Yeeee-hahhhh!!!, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina travel blog

Yeeee-hahhhh!!!

A travel blog entry by harrisonhines

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... having been in Calgary for the last few Stampedes, Tara was quite excited by the idea of spending a few days in San Antonio de Areco, home of the Argentinian gauchos (cowboys). We liked the town straight away. The streets were lined with orange trees ...

A very wet day in San Antonio de Areco, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina travel blog

A very wet day in San Antonio de Areco

A travel blog entry by jenandtony

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On Saturday we decided to take a trip out of town and took a two hour bus ride to San Antonio de Areco (Areco for short), a small town in the Southern Pampas. We managed to translate the sign in the bus station that informed us that only passengers were ...

Day 182 - El beso del Gaucho / The Gaucho's kiss, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina travel blog

Day 182 - El beso del Gaucho / The Gaucho's kiss

A travel blog entry by wanvigdot

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... winning gaucho gave the ring to Ariana and kissed her on the cheek… We also went to San Antonio de Areco, the most traditional gaucho village in Argentina. The town has well preserved silver and leather craft shops. We had lunch at a restaurant ...

San Antonio de Areco - Gaucho land, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina travel blog

San Antonio de Areco - Gaucho land

A travel blog entry by spracf

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San Antonio de Areco - The Pampas San Antonio de Areco, indeed a sleepy little town somewhere to the west of Buenos Aires in the flat flat land of the Pampas. We´re in gaucho country, and the people dress accordingly in hats (cowboy or beret style), ...

Pampas, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina travel blog

Pampas

A travel blog entry by mrandmrsmurrell

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... of you for looking after us so well, we had a great time. From there we drove north for a couple of hours to San Antonio de Areco, which is known for being the centre of gaucho culture.  The open spaces and fresh air of the pampa are a pleasant ...

Ride ´em cowboy, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina travel blog

Ride ´em cowboy

A travel blog entry by helen-sean

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El Dia del Tradicion - Guacho festival to you and me. A yearly event held in the pretty town of San Antonio de Areco. The guide books declare this week long fiesta a must see and as we have our resident horsewoman Ruby in tow its a must, must ...

Gaucho ranch and tango dinner show, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina travel blog

Gaucho ranch and tango dinner show

A travel blog entry by ina01nl

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... , turned out to be 4 hours. Not bad at all. So today we had a full day planned, with first a whole day at a ranch in San Antonio de Areco, then coming back to the hotel, and then going out for a tango dinner show. We were going to be picked up at 9.30, ...

Trottamos un poco?, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina travel blog

Trottamos un poco?

A travel blog entry by rosalindandceri

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With horseriding still on our list of ´must do´s in Argentina, we headed off to San Antonio de Areco, a pretty little town about 2 hours by (comfy but cold) bus from BA. The plan for polo lessons (yes really!) had fallen through so after a little ...

The Life of a Gaucho, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina travel blog

The Life of a Gaucho

A travel blog entry by brookeandchris

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Today was a very, very early morning start with a 6:15am taxi to the bus station. We were taking the 7:30 bus out to San Antonio de Areco to spend the day at an estancia, or a ranch. Beef is huge in Argentina and there are tons of cattle ranches out this ...

off to find a gaucho or two, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina travel blog

off to find a gaucho or two

A travel blog entry by nixb

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After a fun few days in Buenos Aires, we headed out of town in search of the gauchos and where better but San Antonio de Areco and the gaucho festival.  One of Bridget´s dreams from childhood was to stay on an estancia, I confess to complete ...

San Antonio de Areco: land of the Gauchos, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina travel blog

San Antonio de Areco: land of the Gauchos

A travel blog entry by alexennis269

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Two hours out of BA, San Antonio de Areco lies in the Argentine Pampas, a region characterized by its flatness and fertile lands. Most of the agricultural production of the country is derived from here and it was once the source of Buenos Aires' wealth, ...

Gaucho marks, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina travel blog

Gaucho marks

A travel blog entry by annandrewabroad

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... the locals really live, and to be treated like one. A two hour bus ride south of Buenos Aires and we arrived at San Antonio de Areco, our first stop. This is a place still carrying the traditions of 100 years ago, containing real life working Estancias ...

Umm, Census Day..., San Antonio de Areco, Argentina travel blog

Umm, Census Day...

A travel blog entry by dbadgery

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A slightly unexpected, very unproductive day thanks to the fact it was National Census Day. I didn't realise this meant that everything (and I mean everything) is closed from 8am to 8pm as you have to by law stay at home until the census takers have ...

Gaucho Country, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina travel blog

Gaucho Country

A travel blog entry by dbadgery

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Started to head inland from Buenos Aires toward the centre of Argentina, with the first stop being San Antonio de Areco, a small, well preserved Gaucho era riverside town. Spent the afternoon having a look round the main buildings and a couple ...

Bij de Gaucho´s in San Antonio de Areco, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina travel blog

Bij de Gaucho´s in San Antonio de Areco

A travel blog entry by mauricesaes

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... van 35 euro. Net niet genoeg om de volgende bestemming mee te betalen. Uiteindelijk stapte we in de bus richting San Antonio de Areco. Daar zouden we verblijven op een zogenoemde 'estancia'. Een gauchoboerderij.We werden opgehaald door de eigenaar ...

Een dagje op een estancia, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina travel blog

Een dagje op een estancia

A travel blog entry by dattatreya

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... ) leven mee te maken. Veel estancia's bieden deze mogelijkheid inmiddels. Wij hebben geboekt op estancia La Portena de Areco. Een van de oudste en beroemdste estancia's van Argentinië. Echt een prachtige estancia gebouwd omstreeks 1840 en ...

Escapade dans la Pampa, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina travel blog

Escapade dans la Pampa

A travel blog entry by ludoargentina

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Petite sortie à San Antonio de Areco, petit village au coeur de la Pampa dans la région de Buenos Aires (à 150km de capital federal), réputé pour son centre colonial et son esprit gaucho. ...

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