In Mendoza Rivadavia Department breathes field. Their amazing vineyards and orchards have forged the quiet, open and simple personality of its inhabitants. The eastern part of the province invites like few to enjoy the charms of life jacket. Rivadavia is dominated by a strong point of tourism in Mendoza: La Tulumaya cottage. A careful proposal for rural tourism that transforms it into a trip not to be missed if we visit the Valle de Uco. Don Eugenio Petri came to the Argentina in the early 1900s from a distant homeland. Austria. This Tyrolean immigrant fell cuyanas lands and transmitted to their children and grandchildren respect by Gaucho customs that he himself had adopted vehemently.
His work bore fruit: today, its Roberto nieto and his great-grandchildren, Alexander and Fernando continue his legacy and welcome visitors with pride in the Cabana Tulumaya (whose name means Arch of the sky). A day of field in Tulumaya, begins receiving the rising sun with a rich breakfast of hot sopaipillas. The scent of the grass wet from the spray caresses the smell. Finished breakfast pawns are directed to the daily tasks of the cabin, from which tourists can participate. Then it is time to choose between a walk on foot or horseback through the countryside, to return to the hut to a snack toning on average tomorrow. The homemade bread and parked the cottage ham are renowned throughout the province. Then imposes a small break, which can be used to take pictures of the beautiful scenery.
Facina midday and attracts the chirp and the aroma of meat on the grill. After an appetizer of sausage, olives and ubiquitous local wine, comes to enjoy the typical Creole dishes. Classic Mendoza NAP Crown lunch, to live with renewed energy an afternoon walks in sulky and more rural tasks, caring for the horses of the cabin. The evening falls between traditional prayers and the rumor of the strings of guitars, the copleros already tempering in the grocery store of the stay, a lovely set construction in the 19th century and staffed by with typical costumes. A grand finale for an authentic day of field, with all the traditional flavor. Another unforgettable moment of our vacation in Mendoza.