Hotel Uruguay Brasil
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Room service
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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.
... 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 cow throws its head back with a loud moo, a foot long string of phlegmy spit flies out of its mouth and crashes into the tree. It kicks out its back legs, gives the rope around its neck one more tug backwards and charges angrily in our direction. The lasso slackens and both Chris and I run the opposite way, circling around the tree in order to reestablish the tension in this crazy tug of war. Bilinga shouts out orders in ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ...