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Tagged With: Uruguay

Uruguay day 6 / Argentina day 1 – Leaving the ranch and crossing into Argentina

Well, this was the last day of the ranch. Actually, it was more like a transition day since we were leaving the estancia in the morning by the same van/truck that picked up and then drop us off in the nearest town called Tecuarembo where the bus would pick us up. And that trip was … Continue reading »

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Uruguay day 5 – Cow ranching

It was another day of horseback riding and this time it was going to involve the cows. It was about time to get those moo-moo machines to move finally! After getting up in the morning and eating breakfast, it was back on the horses. The problem with cows is that they were very spread apart, … Continue reading »

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Uruguay day 4 – Sheep ranching

The first task at hand after breakfast was to learn how to ride a horse. I had already gone horseback riding both the American cowboy way and the gaucho way so I was good to go. There were some differences however in several things such as riding styles. The one difference that is easily recognizable … Continue reading »

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Uruguay day 3 – Going to an Uruguayan ranch where the gauchos work

It was another ugh, long bus ride. Another 4-5 hours. Not fun. What made it worse? It was another 1 ½ hours of riding this van/truck that didn’t have windows making it cold during the ride. Good thing it was the afternoon and it was warm otherwise it could have been real cold. What made … Continue reading »

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Uruguay day 2 – Going to Montevideo

Well, it was another bus trip. Good thing it was short one but I ended up sleeping most of it for about 2-3 hours. I didn’t know why I was so tired but I was. Must have been the warmer weather as I was getting closer to Brazil. After getting into the hotel, I walked … Continue reading »

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