Hotel Uruguay Brasil

Sarandi 440, Rivera, Uruguay | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Rivera

Living and Working on a Real Uruguayan Estancia

A travel blog entry by the5wynns

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... 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.

Gaucho Life

A travel blog entry by peteindira

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... t fall off), we saddled our own horses and headed out into the pampas countryside to herd a flock of sheep into a pen before assisting with the treatment of their maggot infections. The afternoon consisted of a home cooked gaucho lunch followed by herding cattle into a pen where they could be numbered and branded.

Now I should probably add in that as much as I would like to say we are working *************tributions ...

Panagea ranch

A travel blog entry by saralouisekelly

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... and headed to the woods. Here Juan used his chainsaw to cut branches into 2 metre pieces to use as fence panels. We helped carry them up onto the trailer. On the way back to the ranch we all cantered up a hill, which felt amazing. I loved seeing the happy smile on the others who had not ever cantered before! I loved watches the 7 day old piglets run about in the ...

Gaucho Country

A travel blog entry by peteindira

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... t have a website or even a ticket booth at the bus station, but their buses are decent and the 1 PM departure time was perfect for our needs.

So one day later, after some delayed taxi drama - apparently driver punctuality is not something you can expect on Sundays - we arrived back at the bus station at 12:50, bought our tickets from the driver and found ourselves en route ten minutes later.

The asphalt road runs through endless ...

Yvytu Itaty ranch

A travel blog entry by saralouisekelly

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... trot (which is how the gauchos ride) is also a favourite of mine. Holding the reins in one hand is weird, but I am now used to it. Whilst herding cattle one time, the dogs (who always accompany us) found an armadillo, which pedro rescued from them and gave it to me to hold! I love each day checking on the seven tiny few day old puppies ...

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