Travel Blogs from Cachi, Argentina

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Salta Loop Day 2, Cachí, Argentina travel blog

Salta Loop Day 2

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... hostel we jumped back in the car and headed off. Today would be our first taste of Ruta 40. This road runs the whole length of Argentina at the foot of the Andes and is unpaved for most of the way. We will be driving about 2000km of it when we pick our ...

Softly softly Cachi monkey, Salta and Cachi, Argentina travel blog

Softly softly Cachi monkey

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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... . And it was too blimmin' cold for veggies. The next day brought warm sunshine which was just as well as it was May 25th: Argentina's Revolution Day holiday and the town was hosting a biathalon. Men and boys of all ages - and one girl - competed in the ...

Rough road to Cachi, Cachi, Argentina travel blog

Rough road to Cachi

A travel blog entry by aussierach

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... I had the easy enough job of navigating. It was nice to get out of the city, and pass through farmland. After several weeks in Argentina I saw my first cow (They{re all over the menu here but had so far been elusive). We started on a beautiful, newly ...

218 Hairpin Turns to the Top of the World, Cachi, Argentina travel blog

218 Hairpin Turns to the Top of the World

A travel blog entry by seankervin

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... oranges(?), and coins littered the alter to help guarantee safe passage down the 218 switchbacks ahead of them. . On the way to Cachi, we passed through Parque Nacional Los Cardones, which is a Cactus Forrest.  As far as you can see are ...

Anyone for another glass of wine?, Cachi, Argentina travel blog

Anyone for another glass of wine?

A travel blog entry by corrilesa

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... harvesting. Driving on to Chicoana, over one of the highest passes in South America and on one of the most unforgettable routes in Argentina we both felt at home. It looked like the Welsh Mountains, the West Coast of Ireland and the ...

Cachi, Cachi, Argentina travel blog

Cachi

A travel blog entry by ellenmilton

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Big Country, Villa de María, Argentina travel blog

Big Country

A travel blog entry by courtrand

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We packed up the bikes and left the hostel in Tucuman, heading out of town and back onto the route 9, the national highway towards Buenos Aires.   This road is real well made but there isn't much to write about - the road goes through huge ...

Quebrada del Toro i droga do Cachi, Cachi, Argentina travel blog

Quebrada del Toro i droga do Cachi

A travel blog entry by marcos1230

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... zboczach poteznie wygladajce gory. W ciagu dwoch godzin przenosimy sie do innego swiata :), rownie pieknego lecz diametralnie innego. Cachi okazuje sie zupelnie innym miejscem od San Antonio...na nasze szczescie :). Miasteczko jest zadbane, domki sa ...

More rocks en route to Cachi, Cachi, Argentina travel blog

More rocks en route to Cachi

A travel blog entry by stevelegassick

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More strange rock formations and mountains, and often impassible road, lots of animals in the way and then Cachi, a tiny little town in the ...

DRUNKS AND THIEVES, Cachi, Argentina travel blog

DRUNKS AND THIEVES

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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... .  Really dramatic landscape with the backdrop very similar to the Grand Cannon.   We checked into our hotel in Cachi and ventured straight out.  A beautiful town with traditional Hispanic architecture.  Nothing was open so we sat in the park and then ...

Dans la vie, y a qu'des cactus (Dutronc), Cachi, Argentina travel blog

Dans la vie, y a qu'des cactus (Dutronc)

A travel blog entry by coleauxv

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... photos! Le seul regret que nous avons eu est de ne pas avoir pu profiter du spectacle de "la vallée enchantée". Nous arrivons à Cachi en fin d'aprés-nidi, c'est un tout petit village logé à 2280 mètres d'altitude où il n'y a pas grand ...

On The Road - Salta to Cachi, Cachi, Argentina travel blog

On The Road - Salta to Cachi

A travel blog entry by jonlizz

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... gullies which channel the snowmelt from the Andes. Stayed in the Hosteria ACA, which was really nice, except we had twin beds (it was a bit cheaper - ok i´m a skinflint). Had a meal in the hotel, which is apparently the best in Cachi and it probably ...

Patrick picks the place with the pool, Cachi, Argentina travel blog

Patrick picks the place with the pool

A travel blog entry by cookage

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... the guy thought we would never come back.  Showed him. This day's drive would take us 180km north to "mystic" Cachi, and almost immediately we left town the road turned to gravel and stayed that way for the entire day.  It was a ...

Kitebuggy, Cachi, Salta, Argentina travel blog

Kitebuggy

A travel blog entry by daviesi

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The long and winding road, Cachi, Argentina travel blog

The long and winding road

A travel blog entry by wendyjane

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... Argentina´s Revolution Day public holiday so the town square was busy with speeches and flag raising followed by the annual Cachi Biathlon.  What a hoot, a variety of locals participated ranging from the young to the not quite so young and one ...

A little luxury en route...., Cachi, Argentina travel blog

A little luxury en route....

A travel blog entry by candcthai

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... a shrine to the patron St of Travellers (St Rafael), so we have to stop and light a candle inside.  We arrive in Cachi which is a pretty village that many Argentines visit for their holidays. We had heard about a Finca (Farmhouse) outside of town ...

The long road., Cachi, Argentina travel blog

The long road.

A travel blog entry by charaluta

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After exploring the wonderful Quebrada valley we decided to head up another valley further west, to a little village called Cachi. Seemed simple enough - catch a bus to Angastaco, spend the night there then catch another bus up to Molinos for the ...

On the road (again) / Vallée Calchaquies, Cachí, Argentina travel blog

On the road (again) / Vallée Calchaquies

A travel blog entry by sebou

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... the eye can see into the horizon and the cacti. After a good 40km of high but flat road we descended slowly towards Cachi, passing a few quiant non-animate villages. Strait tot eh municpal campsite to set up our tent for the first time, this after ...

Idiots in Desert, In Hire Car, Cachi, Argentina travel blog

Idiots in Desert, In Hire Car

A travel blog entry by davidbowmaker

Our VW gol was fine other than the passenger door wouldn't open from the inside. We drove for four hours through changing but constantly stunning landscapes before the small village of Cachi. Our beds in the municipal dorm are only five pesos ...

Cachi, Cachi, Argentina travel blog

Cachi

A travel blog entry by jonandfinola

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Just going back, Villa Ojo de Agua, Argentina travel blog

Just going back

A travel blog entry by tjanus

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... but a big storm made me stop for the night 200 kms earlier. I am going to Santa Fe tomorrow. PS. Riding in these parts of Argentina in the dark is a big challenge. Many cars and bikes have no rear lights and some just don't bother to turn them on. I ...

Aug 18, 2010, Cachi, Argentina travel blog

Aug 18, 2010

A travel blog entry by askalicia.com

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Rental car, Cachi, Argentina travel blog

Rental car

A travel blog entry by riege

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We hired a car and took the route from Salta to Cachi, Cafayate and back to Salta but that in two days. At first it was the challenge to get out of the city with its one way streets. After a while the  tarmac road turned into a consolidated ...

la cordillere te revoila enfin, Cachi, Argentina travel blog

la cordillere te revoila enfin

A travel blog entry by pepsouille

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je lutte ds le bus ms la fatigue lemporte, le paysage que jarrive  avoir est splendide.... la chaleur baisse un peu loraue ns passons un col, les nuages pointent leur nez.. mais tres vite en redescendant la chaleur revient  a grds galops. nous ...

Cachi, a small mountain town set near a river, Cachi, Argentina travel blog

Cachi, a small mountain town set near a river

A travel blog entry by gypsylifestyle

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It was nice going to the town of Cachi and once again enjoying that small town feel. The population of the town is about 7,000. The town is next to a river and has beautiful mountain sceanary as a backdrop. We are back to ...

Valles Calchaquies, Cachí, Argentina travel blog

Valles Calchaquies

A travel blog entry by claudiaroger

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... cloud was in the sky when we started our walk to Cachi Adentro after breakfast the next day. This village was even smaller than Cachi - just a couple of streets - and we made it there pretty fast. So, we followed the road deeper into the valley. And now ...

The walking stick, Cachi, Costa Rica travel blog

The walking stick

A travel blog entry by greenhousevt

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After two lovely hot showers and a good night´s sleep, I set out to get myself  ¨lost¨ for a day in a new town close to my luxury $40-night hotel. One of my favorite parts about being in Japan was just getting on the bus or on my bike ...

Valles Cachaquíes, Cachi, Argentina travel blog

Valles Cachaquíes

A travel blog entry by mariaandeva

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... weiter.Am Nachmittag kommen wir in Salta an und Ilona verlaesst uns.Maria, Jessica, Sandra und ich fahren weiter Richtung Cachi. Die Strecke ist landschaftlich wunderschoen, aber auch hier wieder jede Menge Schotterstrassen. Wir kommen gegen 21.30 Uhr in ...

ou j ai perdu titia ***, Cachí, Argentina travel blog

ou j ai perdu titia ***

A travel blog entry by loelai

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Why Argentina is like Tatooine, UT, AZ, & ID, Cachi, Argentina travel blog

Why Argentina is like Tatooine, UT, AZ, & ID

A travel blog entry by commuter

... to catch up. It´s been a week.  After Iguasu we flew the might Aerolineas Argentineas to Salta, a midsized city in NW Argentina that´s been getting a bunch of travel buzz.  The comments appear to be split --  ooh, we love Salta, explore ...

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