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“Tea with cakes”
Review of The Town of Gaiman

The Town of Gaiman
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Puerto Madryn Shore Excursion: Private Tour of Trelew and Gaiman
Sweden, Argentina
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“Tea with cakes”
Reviewed January 22, 2014

If you love cakes or have time left, then go to Gayman. But do not change the wildlife for this town. It is interesting from a historical perspective mainly.

Visited December 2013
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Moscow, Russia
Level 6 Contributor
150 reviews
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“This Place has Great Marketing but it is NOT Worth it”
Reviewed January 3, 2014

Unless you specifically want to understand something about welsh migration to Argentina this place is not really worth it, we expected some picturesque town, with nice tea places to relax, etc.

The town has nothing picturesque at all, it is just like any other farming town in the Pampas, there are six welsh tea cafes which provide a lot of food and have nice settings inside, but also not worth the 70 kms we did from Puerto Madryn.

If you drive around the surrounding areas you will see some nice chacras, but nothing different you can see just around Buenos Aires.

Now, if you are interested in Welsh history in Argentina, there are some original houses, etc and they have a welsh road defined to follow the history, etc.

Visited December 2013
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Vancouver, Canada
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280 reviews
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“I lived in Wales for 4 years; this is not Wales!”
Reviewed December 12, 2013

We travelled specifically to Gaiman because we had lived in Wales for 4 years back in the 1970s. The village of Gaiman resembles little of what we remember of Wales. Gaiman has many overly-priced (ARG 120-150 pesos per person) tea houses. However, the tea houses were more English than Welsh and 120 pesos was very very expensive for a pot of tea and a few pieces of bread and pastries.

Visited December 2013
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GRAL. CABRERA- CBA
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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“A beautiful Welsh village”
Reviewed November 4, 2013

It reminded me of a fairies' place. An ideal place to walk around, have contact with nature and enjoy a nice tea. It deserves to be visited.

Visited August 2013
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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105 reviews
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“Enjoy the Valley more than Gaiman itself”
Reviewed October 9, 2013

The route to get to Gaiman along the Valley of Chubut River is beautiful, if interested in local production, you can make stops in any of the hundred "chacras" (small farms) who sell their products. If you have the chance to do this route on a bike on a sunny day from Trelew, it is even more rewarding.

Visited September 2013
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