Sweet and savory aromatic infusions and delicacies are an intrinsic part of the Welsh tradition that took root on the sea side. The tea houses in Gaiman are one of the attractions of the small town located in the lower valley of the Chubut River. Porcelain teapots dressed in crochet invite you to enjoy tea in strands, thick and dark, with variations of flavors.
The tea ceremony took root in the Welsh colony as an attraction for tourists and visitors. The stories spell any traveler who wants to know how these intrepid travelers arrived. Coming from the distant Celtic country, looking for a place where they could root their culture, the first Welsh anchored in the waters of the New Gulf around 1865 and gave rise to villages in Chubut as Trelew a >, Rawson and Gaiman .
The village seems stopped in time with its manicured gardens and streets with ditches. To visit it is to enter a world surrounded by trees that are rarely seen in the rest of Patagonia Chubutense, very different from the inhospitable and arid land found by the first immigrants.
Ty Te Caerdydd
Ty Te Caerdydd
The name means White House. He was born more than 40 years ago and is renewed in his work as new generations are incorporated. Carlos Sánchez, the founder, was a direct descendant of that handful of visionaries who starred in the deed.
The Chubut River transmits the peace of the place, with poplars and willows that paint the landscape. The name is translated as Welsh House and is part of the circle of descendant families of pioneers. The atmosphere and furniture move to another era and another place.
She is the most famous for having been a hostess during the visit of Princess Lady Di in 1995. There you can hear stories that speak of the long working days of the settlers that culminated in the tea ceremony, in which they were put in the Table all kinds of food.
The preparation of homemade pastries is common to all of them and includes scones, homemade bread, banana cake, lemon pie, seasonal fruit cakes, rolled with sweet cherry, apple cake, cream cake, grilled cookies with spices and the traditional black cake.
Gaiman ceased to be a place of passage to become a relaxing destination, where the tea tradition invites you to discover colossal stories and exquisite flavors on the palate.
Miriam Coronel Interpatagonia.com
Contact of the excursion or tour
9 de julio 111 (9105) Gaiman, Chubut, Argentina
Tel: +54 280-4491009
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