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... waves. The day was long and relaxing. Families stayed on the beach all day, many perfecting their tans, socializing, or taking advantage of the children's activities organized by the baleanarios that manage the paradores. Very cool. That evening, we decided to walk over to La Armonia... mentioned on Trip Advisor and also by another hotel guest, Martin Laurence... a man in his 70s who has been coming to Pinamar since the 60's (and lives near us in ...
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 ...
... hence the name). Mate is a herbal tea, Kelly loves almost all herbal teas and this was no exception, she said it tasted similar to Tila tea but sweeter. Because the cup doesn’t hold much and a lot of herbal tea leaves are used, there’s not much tea in each cup so it’s necessay to keep topping it up with hot water. It’s all part of the mate drinking experience. It’s sipped using a metal straw called a bombilla, which ...
... so the cooking process could be observed from the outside by diners. We arrived at around 10.30pm and there was a 20 minute wait for the table but it was worth it because the food was excellent. We had some emapanadas as an entree, they were amazing, really. For mains the meat arrived and the quality was fantastic and the quantity too, we shared a portion for two between five, plus some other side dishes. Kelly’s sister would have enjoyed this meat extravaganza.
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