Travel Blogs from Pinamar
... con salsa criollo y papas espanolas... muy rico). For dinner that evening we walked over to Il Garda, a long time established Italian style pasta restaurant that was probably the highlight of the trip. The owner (a woman in her 80s) walked around talking to the guests at their table - and then waived goodbye to us when we finally departed sometime after 1:30 AM. The wait was long, but the food was delicious (ravioles de carne y verdura con salsa ...
Off the back packer trail - the Pampas: We decided to see the Atlantic coast and the pampas south of BA - grass, cows, fences, a few trees, and lagoons. The pampas are the vast areas of flat grass lands that make up the majority of the Argentine countryside. There really isn't much else to see out in these ares, so the guide books don't spend much time on them. A person is much more likely to see Argentine tourists ...
In the morning we went to Villa Gesell's local radio station. Jose Luis has a weekly radio show where he speaks about the political issues of the town. Some people think he should run for major of the town but he doesn’t want to.
We went along to see him on air and at the last minute found out we would be interviewed. We were the 'tourists’ from Spain and NZ. Emilio was questioned about what he thinks of Ville Gesell and Kelly was asked to speak about ...
... went for lunch at 5pm, to a seafood restaurant and again had too much food! We almost finished it!
On the way home we saw someone in their car at the traffic lights, drinking mate. Graciela told us it’s illegal to drink mate when driving, this is because it’s distracting.
We ended up falling sleeping on the road back to Villa Gesell while Graciela and Jose Luis had some interesting conversations at the front of the pickup ...
... hence the name). Mate is a herbal tea, Kelly loves almost all herbal teas and this was no exception, she said it tasted similar to Tila tea but sweeter. Because the cup doesn’t hold much and a lot of herbal tea leaves are used, there’s not much tea in each cup so it’s necessay to keep topping it up with hot water. It’s all part of the mate drinking experience. It’s sipped using a metal straw called a bombilla, which ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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