|The colonia is a vacation camp run by the argentine railroad union. It is in a wooded valley a few km outside of Alta Gracia. It is composed of a rather ugly main administration building where meals are served, and a lot of little cabins. It is all a bit rustic, and the mattresses could be softer, but it was close to the estancia of our friends, hence quite convenient, besides being very cheap.|
The entrance to the colonia
The cabins are simple but adequate
The area is nicely landscaped
|Every morning we were awaken by the loud squawking of
squabbling monk parakeets (also known as quaker parrots) ...
[Note: I did not take this picture, but found it on the web]
...who build enormous communal nests in the tall eucalyptus trees of the colonia.