HU ArgentinaTravellers Meeting 8-10 December 2011
Horizons Unlimited Travellers Meeting
9th Annual Viedma Argentina Travellers Meeting
held: December 8-10, 2011
Location for 2011 was in La Boca, the "Los Trentinos" campground as in previous years.Souvenir Poster!
Meeting Report from Oscar and Family:
Camila, Oscar's eldest daughter, wrote: "The meeting was fantastic, great people! I was really happy to be part of it, after 4 years missing them because of my studies! All the best, big hug from the whole family!
The Meeting was terrific, with people from all over the world. The weather wasn't always good but it didn't blow the good mood away! Thank you for being here and sharing a wonderful weekend with us, we were pleased to meet you! Sorry if some things didn't go well! Happy trips and enjoy!
We also want to thank you, Susan and Grant, because without you the meetings are not possible!"
Photos from the Meeting (please send any you have to Grant for posting)
Everything is based at the Campground, location details below.
Camp ground per person per day Arg$10.00. One time charge for tenting for the 3 days $10.
GPS co-ordinates: 41º 03.167' W 62º 49.805' - this is for Los Trentinos
Note that your map may say "Balneario Massini" for those coordinates. Whatever, it's at the mouth of the Rio Negro.
Getting There - GPS, Maps
40° 49' South 62° 59' West.
Viedma is right on the main highway heading south from Buenos Aires. Hard to miss! You shouldn't have a problem finding the campsite once you get there, just ask for the "campground by the river". Phone Oscar for information if you have trouble. 02920-424096.
There are hotels in town, shouldn't be a problem.
Any suggestions anyone?
Oscar () and Tel: 02920-424096. and his family have done an amazing job, made a lot of great friends, and helped a lot of people out by putting on this meeting for the benefit of travellers since 2003. He asks for nothing for his efforts, so we encourage you to help him out with a generous contribution.
See the Viedma Community page.
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