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... around and then sat down for a lagrima (more milk than coffee) and an alfajor (dulce de leche and biscuit). That evening we went to dinner at Paxapoga where Ed had pasta, I had fish, and they had bife de chorizo. Day 3 (Saturday) -The next day was stormy and rained all day. We decided to buy a deck of poker cards as well as naipes (Spanish playing cards) and park ourselves in El Viejo Lobo on the beach where Ed proceded to teach Fer and Pato how ...
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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