Howard Johnson Hotel Rio Ceballos
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After a couple of days filled with wine-tasting and partying, it was about time to have a couple of days of wine-tasting and partying and horseback riding. A long drive took the gang from the wine region of Cafayate to the cattle-filled hills of the Pampas, many hundred green miles. Rio Ceballos, and the ranch of Kevin welcomed us with open arms and an abundance of wine, as had been done for Drago passengers for fifteen years.
An Argentinian of Scottish ...
... The farm has amazing terrain, lots of hills covered in wild mint, flowers, cactus and incredible views. We saw owls sitting outside burrows, which they share with a type of rodent. Had lunch at the cattle Ranch, which was put on by the farm. A yummy Argentine picnic with homemade lemonade. After lunch we all tried our hand at lassoing, first on a post then on the cattle. A few people managed to lasso some cattle. After ...
We arrived today at an estancia where we are spending three nights. The property is approx 6000 acres. The property is used for beef cattle, horse breeding and tourism. In 2001, the brothers who are Argentian, but where educated in the uk and worked in banking, decided to open up the property for riding and polo tourism. The dragoman company was one of their first clients and is the only over landing company that uses the estancia. They have a much fancier ...
... went cantering on only 2nd time on a horse; Sydney for bravely getting back on having fallen off her horse; and Corzana for successfully lassoing the post.
Then sat around a log fire until it got too cold.
The Estancia was very peaceful and made a good change from the rest of the trip. Wild countryside and rocky outcrops with tough vegetation in the barren hills overlooking the plains to the ...
... the hills and valleys of the Estancia on the horses in the afternoon which was very good; a nice way to travel. Escorted by two ladies - one Argentinian and the other British - and two gauchos. Saw a few interesting birds such as a male meadowlark with a scarlet front, and a borrowing owl.
Sydney fell off but got back on again.
We all had to wear helmets which I think was the first time for me.
The riding style was ...