TripAdvisor Reviews Puerto Carpincho Tigre
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Other than the beautiful scenery and architecture, our favorite thing about Argentina was the people. We really enjoyed the laid-back, gentle attitude that we found universally. The ethnicity varied continuously from very blond, blue-eyed caucasians to very ethnic looking indigenous people. And unlike Americans, the average person is not overweight. They are a very handsome and healthy looking people.
Argentina is a wonderful country!
... br> The Plaza is surrounded by other grand buildings in the Spanish/Greek tradition, and is a focus point for protests. Each day at 11 am and 3 pm, mothers of the disappeared march through it. They are often joined by writers and artists and other sympathizers. Small vendors ply their trade too. Do not fear Argentinian electrical systems: one enterprising entrepreneur ...
... Ronaldo and Roberto Carlos. Monday 22nd sep Another hot and sunny day (phew). Ace breakfast followed by a morning at the pool. We headed off for the National Park early afternoon, planning to get there late afternoon to avoid the crowds and see the falls at sunset. After a couple of problems trying to find an ATM to accept our cards, we got the bus and arrived at the falls a little later than planned, around 4pm. Turned out we'd timed it just right though as the trail was almost ...
... food. The Porteño cuisine is very European. Only less healthy. They love their pastries and sweets. Anything and everything comes with dulce de leche (caramel). The alfajore, a type of chocolate coated, dulce de leche stuffed smore, is the staple sweet. Pizza is another staple and always drowned in cheese. Yerba mate, a hot green tea is consumed religiously, typically in a wooden cup through a metal straw, all the time and everywhere - on the street, ...
... in the hotel and proper food eating out – it worked ok.
Meals: $3 - $12
Wine Tour: $15 for an afternoon
Meal at Siga La Vaca: $12 each
Parilla BBQ Meal: $8 each
Ice Cream: $2 for ¼ kilo VERY CHEAP!
Average Daily Spend per person: $38
Transport there for both of us: $150
Total Spend for both of us inc. Transport: $760
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