Articles Tagged 'Uruguay'
Horse ride at a historic estancia in the Rocha of Uruguay by Darley Newman We traveled to Guardia Del Monte, a historic estancia in Rocha owned by Alicia Fernandez. The estancia is over 100 years old. Surrounded by marshland, interesting Ombú trees and palm trees, it seemed like a nice… Read more »
A castle in Uruguay, you might ask? Well yes. Join me on a castle horse trek. by Darley Newman Trail Riding to the Castle Just over the hill from La Salamora lies a stone castle built in 1928 by an eccentric lottery winner. Why he decided to build a castle… Read more »
Join me on a local's tour of Montevideo, Uruguay's capital city by Darley Newman We just arrived to the small South American country of Uruguay, after flying about three hours from DC to Miami and then 9 hours from Miami to Montevideo. I slept on the plan, thankfully, which I… Read more »
Mate is a special Uruguayan tea- learn about this local's beverage by Darley Newman This morning I enjoyed a drinking a morning mate with Alicia at La Salamora. No, not latte, mate, the national drink of Uruguay. Mate (pronounced mah- tay) is like a tea and to me it tasted… Read more »
Learn how to make Torta Frita, a specialty of Uruguay by Darley Newman Estancia El Charabon is a lovely working ranch in Rocha owned by husband and wife couple Jorge and Graciela Zuasnabar. Graciela is an artist, whose work populates the walls inside the estancia, giving it a unique, eclectic… Read more »