Hotel Vina del Mar
Travel Blogs from Pinamar
Our friends Fer and Pato invited us to join them on a last minute vacation to Pinamar, a beach town about 4-5 hours south of Buenos Aires. Ed had to leave for Barcelona in 3-4 days, but we couldn't pass up the idea. Day 1 (Thursday) -We took a bus (Plusmar company with plush first class style seats) which left from Retiro in the evening and arrived Pinamar in time for dinner (just after 10 PM). We checked into a small family run hotel (the family live ...
... taken most of the tourists away. We even had a hard time finding an open hotel. We needed take care of a few things anyway and were both still somewhat sick. This was a better option than BA for this sort of thing. We did laundry and exchanged documents with Craig re. the store. The people in town were very nice to us, and we did take a long walk on the Atlantic beach with some of the local escort dogs.
... a brownie cake, which we had also seen on some restaurant menus. It’s a brownie base with a thin layer of dulce de leche on top, then covered in meringue. Dulce de Leche is a thick caramel sauce or Nestle condensed milk mixed with butter and sugar. We found it in all things sweet in Argentina, it was almost like a subsititute for cream. The flan we had for dessert at the roadside restaurant today was accommanied by dulce de leche rather than cream. Fortunately Kelly likes ...
... This ensures the cows have enough grass to only eat off the land without needing anything else to make them big.
In Mar de Plata we spotted sea lions and walked around the docks. It reminded us of Whistable in England, without the Sea Lions and with better sea food. We ate fresh langostinos (lagoustines) from one of the fisherman on the dock and sampled anchoas (anchovies). Graciela and Jose Luis bought anchoas and boquerones from a shop at the ...
... 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
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking