Solar del Pago Hotel Boutique, Resto y Spa
Travel Blogs from San Antonio de Areco
... its normal to keep a propane gas tank in the back seat of your car.
My dad observed a bottle of mosquito repellent inside the car. Then we realized: the rain must have brought millions and millions of mosquitoes. We asked Gustavo about the mosquito status and his reply wasn’t the most ideal: "We haven’t had a single mosquito during the summer but a couple weeks ago we had a huge rainfall and it ...
Two hours out of BA, San Antonio de Areco lies in the Argentine Pampas, a region characterized by its flatness and fertile lands. Most of the agricultural production of the country is derived from here and it was once the source of Buenos Aires' wealth, helping propel the city and state to the country's top spot. But San Antonio’s lure comes from something altogether different. It is one of the towns in Argentina which has most succeeded in preserving ...
... to do, but the lines of people waiting to do this was enormous, and not enough time, so I had to skip that. So we walked around and found the mini cow they have here. Apparantly this is the only cow in Argentina that will not wind up on someones plate.
We met two other couples on our tour group, both retired and doing alot of cruising, who are also boarding Veendam on the 30th. One couple came all the way from Australia, ...
... and friendly group who basically do everything there to do with the animals.
After more swimming and some soccer we went for a horse ride across the estancia for 1 1/2 hours through catte herds and through some forests - spectacular scenery and a beautiful day for it. We all did pretty well for city folk!
Then back for dinner outside by candlelight and to bed (after one last game of table tennis of course)
... for the day, called Don Silvano. We did some more horse riding (although much tamer than last time), saw a dance/music show whilst eating lunch (which involved Will and I being pulled up from our table to join in with the tango, predictably disastrous and embarrassing) and a gaucho show on horses. They fed us all the time as well, it was great! We were hoping to stay overnight but because it is off season they aren’t taking in guests so we caught a bus back to ...
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