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We really enjoyed our day visiting San Antonio de Areco and an estancia. We booked a private tour... read more

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Reviewed May 23, 2012

On a recent visit to Buenos Aires my girlfriend and I spent a wonderful day in the company of personal tour guide Guillermo Guereno . Guerillermo picked us up with his driver Carmelo at the Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires and we drove out of the city to San Antonio de Areco, a town that dates from the early 18th century and preserves a great deal of gaucho traditions and craftsmen. On the way Guillermo, in perfect Engilsh, gave us a fascinating history of Argentina and the pampas and how the gaucho, and estancion or ranch life had evolved. We visited a silversmith family, famous throughout the country (and to clients like Madonna!) for their beautiful hand wrought silver treasures. We rode out with authentic Gaucho Oscar, had an al fresco steak lunch at the wonderful estancion, and were treated to some gaucho folk songs by Oscar, and an extraordinary display of horsemanship on the lawn of the estancion.

We could not recommend this extraordinary day more, along with our personal tour of Buenos Aires and the dinner and tango show at Tango Rojo, it was the highlight!!

Date of experience: May 2012
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caminopampa, Propietario at Camino Pampa, responded to this reviewResponded May 28, 2012

Dear Adrian, I really appreciate your review, and your visit!!!
And thanks for being so interested in our culture and heritage...it makes me happy to show all we have here.
You both were really nice with us...
Best wishes, Guillermo.

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Reviewed March 7, 2012

recommend this excursion to everybody who is interested in local historical site and surroundings.The family structure of the estancia is very sympathetic and generous to all foreigners;our small group of 4 with our excellent English speaking guide Guillermo Gonzalez Guereno -who made us profoundly understanding the history and the present situation of this lovely place -gave us the best impression and the best day in Argentina during our 14-days trip.A very good price-quality relationship! A comfortable one-day-trip by van from Buenos Aires.

Date of experience: February 2012
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GuillermoGG, Propietario at Camino Pampa, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2012

Dear Lothar, really thanks for your review!
One of our main objectives is to provide you with a memorable time in the Argentine Pampas.
Thanks for let us know about your experience!
We remember you three... really nice to meet you!
Hope Jesus can contact Sabrina.
Keep walking the world!
Best regards, Guillermo.

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Reviewed February 28, 2012

My wife and I joined a group of six strangers from Germany, France, Peru and the US in Guillermo's comfortable van in Buenos Aires bound for San Antonio de Areco. His English is very good and he added commentary and answered questions along the way. He was born in San Antonio, grew up in Buenos Aires, and returned to San Antonio to raise his own family. Because he serves on committees that organize the gaucho festival, he has special "backstage" access. So after the parade, he drove us to the closed area where the gauchos (and we) had lunch. They had traditional music and dancing to entertain themselves during the meal. We were among the very, very few non-gauchos present, but we felt quite welcome. It was a special way to see an amazing spectacle. No other group offered that experience. If you're in B.A., do it!

Date of experience: November 2011
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caminopampa, Propietario at Camino Pampa, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2012

Dear Dave,
Many thanks for your review!!!
It was a surprise to me. And I remember you very clearly from that day, you help a lot to make that day special and creating a really nice atmosphere in the group.
It is also nice to know that you appreciate our culture and our lifestyle.
Hope you come back some day to Argentina.
The best for you, and keep walking the world!
Saludos!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Guillermo.

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Reviewed February 20, 2012

This was the most memorable day of our 6 day trip in Argentina. It was such a nice, relaxing break from the chaos of Buenos Aires. A car picked us up at our hotel at 9 and drove us to San Antonio, where our guide Guillermo met us at the museum. He told us the history of the gauchos and the story behind the objects in the museum. We toured the historical district of San Antonio, then it was off to Estancia el Ombu de Areco. This estancia is very authentic and so beautiful. Guillermo gave us a tour, then we rode horses with Oscar (the famous gaucho), relaxed by the pool, then had a huge feast for lunch - multiple cuts of steak, chicken, chorizo, salads, sides, wine, desert. The meal was incredible. Oscar played some music for us on his guitar.

I would highly recommend this tour for anyone who wants to visit San Antonio. Guillermo was a fantastic tour guide - very knowledgeable, friendly, knows everyone in town so he was able to introduce us, and he spoke English very well. We almost did a large group tour of a different estancia, but I'm very glad we went with Camino Pampa. It was personable and memorable, we will never forget it.

Date of experience: February 2012
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Reviewed August 13, 2011

We enjoyed our trip very much, and appreciate you
sharing so much of your time and knowledge with us. We can see why you
feel so much pride for your town, and feel glad we had the opportunity
to learn about it. We savored the chocolates for several days, and
purchased some mate to bring home and share with our families.
Estancia Ombu de Areco was beautiful, and the entire afternoon there
was lovely. We will listen to the recording of Oscar's music, and always
remember the day fondly.

Date of experience: August 2011
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