Travel Blogs from Tacuarembo, Uruguay

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The Gaucho Life For Us, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

The Gaucho Life For Us

A travel blog entry by squiresmm

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... usual ranch animals are lots of emu route birds running all over the place. These are not Juans, these birds are wild in Uruguay & originate from further South. There is superstition behind killing these birds so the gauchos let them be, they are not ...

Tacuarembo, the Gaucho town, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

Tacuarembo, the Gaucho town

A travel blog entry by gypsylifestyle

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We took a bus from Colonia to Tacuarembo in northern Uruguay. This is in true "Gaucho" country. The men in town still wear the gaucho boots with their pants tucked in and a beret on their heads and they ALL walk around town with their “yerba ...

Tacuarembo/gaucho country - farm life's a dream, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

Tacuarembo/gaucho country - farm life's a dream

A travel blog entry by monkeybusiness

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... his coccyx whilst milking a cow?! Dangerous animals.... The lady however passed us her friends phone number who lived near Tacuarembo and could accommodate us. Granja Nagapire turned out to be an small organic farm with only a few animals instead of the ...

The Birthplace of Tango, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

The Birthplace of Tango

A travel blog entry by jl_bigtrip

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... the Uruguayans, built the Carlos Gardel museum, located some 25km from Tacurembo. It is dedicated to proving his birthplace is indeed Uruguay ( well, they do have a certified copy of a birth certificate ! ) and Tango was developed in Tacurembo ( they have ...

Patria gaucha festival!, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

Patria gaucha festival!

A travel blog entry by saralouisekelly

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I finally made it to the cowboy festival that I had really wanted to go to!! I loved it, horses everywhere! Was great to see so many gauchos in their traditional dress. Some of them carried big decorative knives behind them on their belts. In the coral ...

Hanging out with the gauchos, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

Hanging out with the gauchos

A travel blog entry by shadow13

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Life on a ranch.... We arrived in tacuarembo which is in central uraguay at about half six in the morning and then went and crashed at a hotel for a few hours as pretty shattered.  then off to tourist info to find an estancia.  these are ...

Gaucho Country, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

Gaucho Country

A travel blog entry by peteindira

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... .  Throw in the fact that everyone walking around looked liked they just rode in on a horse and memories of "Walking Dead" Tacuarembo quickly faded away.  With the rain being the only down point, this night left us wishing we had arrived in Tacu ...

Ranchin', Tacuarembó, Uruguay travel blog

Ranchin'

A travel blog entry by codownsean

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... much like the night before with lots of boozin´ and dinner and cards an gossip and boozin'....what happens in the hacienda in Uruguay stays in the hacienda in Uruguay. Thursday 5 August - Hacienda in Uruguay, You've got Talent The next day starts with a ...

Yee haa cowboy !, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

Yee haa cowboy !

A travel blog entry by samandtom

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So we were getting picked up at 11 am by our new farming family. Expecting a cowboy on horse back, when Mattius a heavily rotund man in a beret and suit trousers turned up we were a little surprised. He also drove a truck, understandable in modern ...

Panagea ... the gaucho experience, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

Panagea ... the gaucho experience

A travel blog entry by traylertravels

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... cowboy ranch - and wish that it had been longer!  The ranch was called Panagea, and it is about one hour outside Tacuarembo, Uruguay.  Juan Manuel and Susanna are the owners and they were just awesome.  He´s Uruguayan and she´s actually Swiss! When ...

Living the Gaucho life, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

Living the Gaucho life

A travel blog entry by eddim

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... full 8hrs rest before tackling our travel day which was a taxi back to the bus station, and then a 4hr bus ride to a town called Tacuarembo, pretty much smack dab in the middle of the country.  Here we were met by a man named Juan who was the owner ...

Tacuarembo, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

Tacuarembo

A travel blog entry by algo_77

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Ville des Gauchos et également connue pour avoir vue naitre le célèbre danseur de Tango Carlos Gardel. La ville ne paie pas de mines et au final on a vu un seul Gaucho. Le musée étant fermé lorsque nous nous y sommes rendus. The city is famous to ...

That Gaucho Life!, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

That Gaucho Life!

A travel blog entry by ejae

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... , named so because he speaks two languages looks and dresses like a gaucho, the original cowboys who roamed southern Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina after the Spanish introduced cattle to South America then largely abandoned them. He has worked as a Gaucho ...

Aufenthalt auf der Estancia Yvytu Itaty, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

Aufenthalt auf der Estancia Yvytu Itaty

A travel blog entry by jfamericalatina

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... So ist das Leben auf dem Bauerhof! Das war echt ein toller Ausflug! Weiter gehts in Bussen ueber Nacht ueber Salto (Uruguay) und Concordia (Argentinien) in insgesamt etwa 20 Stunden nach Iguazú, wo wir uns dann die Wasserfaelle anschauen wollen.   ...

Ranch, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

Ranch

A travel blog entry by saralouisekelly

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Panagea ranch, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

Panagea ranch

A travel blog entry by saralouisekelly

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un presque désert humain, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

un presque désert humain

A travel blog entry by skrynois

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Le reste du pays est parsemé de quelques petites villes, organisées autour d'une place centrale et le long de rues quadrillant l'espace.  La campagne elle-même semble bien vide. Les “estancias”, lieu de vie de gros propriétaires, ...

Sheep farming, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

Sheep farming

A travel blog entry by chesch1

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Well, the farm stay was awesome.  I did not have to shovel poop. We stayed with a most wonderful couple Juan and Suzanna and their two sweet girls.  They welcomed us into their home without hesitation.  The last group that had been through ...

Getting to the Estancia (a.k.a Ranch), Tambores, Uruguay travel blog

Getting to the Estancia (a.k.a Ranch)

A travel blog entry by aaw

Today we got on a 4 and a half hour bus ride from Montevideo to Tacuarembo (a town in Uruguay). When we arrived at Tacuarembo, we waited for a man named Pedro who owns the ranch we are going to be staying at. After about half an hour we got in his truck ...

We´re gonna be gauchas, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

We´re gonna be gauchas

A travel blog entry by ambermcd

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... could stay at hers if we had no money.....how lovely? Had to kill time in Salto till 3am for our bus to Tacuarembo in the middle of Uruguay - guacho country. Got there and had to find a hotel, there´s only one recommemded in our guide for this sleepy ...

The farm life, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

The farm life

A travel blog entry by spikidle

... pesos pp (Argentinian). Concordia - Salto 20 pesos (Argentinian) for the taxi to the port and 30 pesos pp (Argentinian). Salto - Paysandu 171 (Uruguayan) pesos. Paysandu - tacuarembo 330 pesos (Uruguayan). Bus to/ from Montevideo is just over 500 ...

Back to basics in the Uruguayan wilderness, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

Back to basics in the Uruguayan wilderness

A travel blog entry by jokeith

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... us back to BA (after the 1 hour boat ride) at about 6pm. All in all, I can’t say that I warmed to Uruguay. Montevideo was soulless and the countryside really didn’t offer much at all. The ranch was amazing though and that did make it all ...

Gaucho Time in Uruguay, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

Gaucho Time in Uruguay

A travel blog entry by helenandheid

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  Next up we travelled to Tacuarembo, in the heart of the Uruguayan countryside to perfect our horse riding skills and learn what it takes to become a "gaucho" - the Uruguayan version of a cowboy.  I've been on a horse a couple of times in my ...

Von Gauchos umzingelt :), Tacuarembó, Uruguay travel blog

Von Gauchos umzingelt :)

A travel blog entry by moeller

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02.03. Ja, Tacuerembó scheint das Mekka der Gauchos zu sein! Die sieht man hier ueberall herumspazieren, irgendwie scheinen ihnen aber die Pferde abhanden gekommen zu sein - oder Auto und Motorrad sind in der Stadt doch einfach praktischer ... Das ...

Oct 15, 2010, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

Oct 15, 2010

A travel blog entry by loiclaplatine

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Adios to Juan and Panagea, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

Adios to Juan and Panagea

A travel blog entry by maximiliancs

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... miserable rain. You could see for miles over the open plains and rolling hills and one started to feel like you were in Uruguay rather than a murky hack in rainy England. Our task this morning was to primarily separate a herd of cattle into young mothers ...

Going up north to the Ranch Panagea, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

Going up north to the Ranch Panagea

A travel blog entry by tjarnen

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... long, between five and six hours. But the time was just flying by. I watched a couple of movies and all of a sudden we were in Tacuarembo. We knew we had another one and a half our from their, but we really didn't know how the transport was going to be. ...

Horse riding at the ranch, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

Horse riding at the ranch

A travel blog entry by tjarnen

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Food here is included. But we have to half make it ourselves. If we want egg and bacon for example, we have to fry them ourselves. But today Prakesh made it for me. We had breakfast around 8.30 am. Then our first horse riding started at 9.00. Juan was ...

Second full day at the ranch, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

Second full day at the ranch

A travel blog entry by tjarnen

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The morning started with horse riding at 8.30. We went out and rounded up sheep after breakfast. We got them in for some kind of vaccination. We got them in to smaller spaces where we were helping each other to put something in there mouth. Just grabbed ...

Long day of transport and waiting, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

Long day of transport and waiting

A travel blog entry by tjarnen

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... with different kinds of meat. And We also got potato salad, vegetables and pie. Of course I had a large beer for lunch, the last one in Uruguay. Just before we left at 1.30 pm, we got a group photo of all of us. Then all bags on to the roof of the truck ...

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