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Salta, the 8th largest city in Argentina, located in the Lerma Valley, at 3780 feet above sea level and our last stop before Chile. We spent 3 nights there (in a hotel). We arrived late afternoon, settled in and went out for a yummy meal. In Argentina they eat really late, dinner for them is between 9pm and midnight. The restaurants are usually busy by 10pm. As part of your service charge they always give you bread and ...
Believe it or not, the title is a reference to 'The Last Starfighter', a sci-fi flick from the 1980s that is highly derivative of 'Star Wars'. Megan's contribution.
I regret reporting that we didn't feel like hanging around Bolivia for too long. There were several factors behind this: xenophobic graffiti in Potosi encouraging us to raus. Altitude. Dryness. Megan's sinuses.
Our plan was to head south to Tarija, a ...
... with pinky coloured rocks. La Quiaca bus station was pretty eerie and horrible and while Davina was in the toilets (that made her retch) I heard someone say the name Sharon and thought... That's an English name! They walked past so I said hi and asked if they knew how to get to the Bolivian side and we all jumped in a taxi together, filled our forms, got our passport stamped and stepped into ...
... fever. The vaccination is highly recommended but since I can't recall whether I've had it or the typhoid fever shot, I'm just going to use my portable Off wipes. My hotel there is gonna be nice and I can't wait to not have to wear shower shoes.
Today in Salta is a gaucho festival honoring a famous Salta gaucho who I think fought in a war. I keep hearing the clip clop of gauchos on horse going past ...
... I found a hotel that had a map of the town and had wifi. I was able to call home to wish my mama a happy birthday and a happy Mother's Day (a day early, but I killed two birds with one stone). I hit the jackpot and was able to talk to both parents, my aunt, my sister and her bf. :) I arrived in Salta the following day only to find out that Bolivia is having a bus strike and it was unclear when that was ...
How has this b&b rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
TravelPod Member ReviewsCarpe Diem Bed & Breakfast Salta
Perfect place with nice garden hidden in the city. We feel like guests in friend's house, not like in a hotel.
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