Camping Estancia El Carmen
Travel Blogs from Santa Teresita
So this was our downtime to chill before our big trek through Peru, Bolivia, Argentina and Chile.
We were so lucky that we got to spend this time in a two bed apartment to ourselves, thanks to our parents. We were visiting off season so to say the hotel was empty would be an understatement.
By week 2 we were still the only residents in the Hotel. It was starting to getting lonely now,like being in one of those films where the ...
... y crema de leche)... yum). Day 5 (Monday) -We woke up to a sunny day and decided to again rent a parador on the beach. This time the weather was PERFECT. We sat under the tarp for refuge from the sun... and then wandered over to the water to body surf. For lunch, we had the same food as the day before, only this time asked them to bring it to us at our parador. Excellent... sitting at our table amongst the beach goers eating our delicious lunch ...
... taken most of the tourists away. We even had a hard time finding an open hotel. We needed take care of a few things anyway and were both still somewhat sick. This was a better option than BA for this sort of thing. We did laundry and exchanged documents with Craig re. the store. The people in town were very nice to us, and we did take a long walk on the Atlantic beach with some of the local escort dogs.
In the morning we went to Villa Gesell's local radio station. Jose Luis has a weekly radio show where he speaks about the political issues of the town. Some people think he should run for major of the town but he doesn’t want to.
We went along to see him on air and at the last minute found out we would be interviewed. We were the 'tourists’ from Spain and NZ. Emilio was questioned about what he thinks of Ville Gesell and Kelly was asked to speak about ...
Today we headed out to Mar de Plata (Silver Sea), a marine town 100km from Villa Gesell. This time we passed fields of sunflowers and more fields of cows. Compared to NZ the fields seemed much wider because the fences between each field is greater and there were less animals per field. Jose Luis tells us that to own a cow in Argentina at least a 1km squared area of field per cow is necessary, this meaned for 100 cows you'd have to have 10km squared of field for ...
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed