Hotel Uruguay Brasil
- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
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Our wonderful hosts Juan and Susanna made this a most enjoyable and relaxing 3days. The food was amazing - delicious and plentiful. Steak, salads, desserts and cakes!
Power was only on a few hours in the evening and we all enjoyed good company bonding over our horseriding adventures from earlier in the day. We were shown how to treat the horses, saddle and ride before going to work in the field rounding up sheep or ...
... place in this country is the Estancia Panagea, a ranch where we stayed for three days. We learned to saddle and ride the horses. On horseback, we helped with the daily tasks, such as herding sheep and cows, checking for diseases and giving the animals their medicine. One day we had to brand the cows and give them shots. We ate gaucho (South American cowboy) meals and lived the gaucho lifestyle while there.
... I started visiting farms and factories full-time. From there I moved South East to a town called Ilopolis, where 776/780 farming properties cultivate yerba mate. All of them are family farms.
This is a sweet and short "in-between entry" with a video that I thought as pretty funny...
... the lasso removed allowing the cow to wander off - we relax tonight, before heading back out again tomorrow. I got my horse to canter for the first time today and it was an incredible feeling. With a few days of horseback under our belt now, Juan has granted us lots of freedom, including going off for our own rides when we want. I can't wait to get back out there again tomorrow and continue working on honing those herding instincts.
... sick cow to some trees, we watched as the gaucho lassoed her and then wrapped the rope around the tree. The cow was then secure for Juan to give a shot of medication as she had tick fever, which can cause death within 2 to 3 days. We all eat a hearty meat stew for food, which is very welcome after a hard days work of being a gaucha! We rode behind Juan in ...