Travel Blogs from Cafayate, Argentina

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Salta Loop Day 1, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Salta Loop Day 1

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... At least you don’t have to pay to see it!  We started to drive passed some vineyards and realised we were close to Cafayate – the main place for wine in the Salta region.  Once we were settled in town we took a walk around to find ...

The return of Class 3, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

The return of Class 3

A travel blog entry by patagonia2peru

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... We really don't know. It will depend on what we find along the way. How many countries have you been through? Only 2 countries: Argentina and Chile. We went into a small part of Chile at the beginning, but it has mainly been Argentina so far. We ...

Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Cafayate

A travel blog entry by aussierach

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The next morning we visited a couple of the local wineries, Bodega Etchart, and Bodega la ...

Cold heart, lukewarm liver, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Cold heart, lukewarm liver

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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... a nice bottle of chianti I was still as full as fat lady's sock when the waiter eventually took the mess away. The Cafayate valley is home to a number of wineries which we had intended to explore by bike but after getting sandblasted at some dunes, ...

Taffy Of The Valley, Tafi De Valle, Argentina travel blog

Taffy Of The Valley

A travel blog entry by irax

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... of dryers! being as the weather was pretty wet it wasn´t encouraging. That evening was spent looking around town. This area of Argentina is best viewed on a long walk and the rain was starting to make it look likely that all plans for this area would be ...

Stopping by Wet Beaver Creek on my way to Hell., Tucumán, Argentina travel blog

Stopping by Wet Beaver Creek on my way to Hell.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... claimed it's a cool place. No, it must have been because I (maybe) will go and visit the Quilmes ruins and Quebrada de Cafayate (on the long detour road between Tucumán and Salta) on my way to Salta, but couldn't find any direct buses going there from ...

Tucuman, Cafayate and Salta: Enroute to Bolivia, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Tucuman, Cafayate and Salta: Enroute to Bolivia

A travel blog entry by nikolassarah

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... 20min there.  The second place was a lot better, it was the National Museum of Argentine History - the building was where Argentina declared its independence from Spain.  So, naturally they had a bunch of cool old stuff, chests, ...

Back into the Andean Foothills, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Back into the Andean Foothills

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... the Bodega La Banda, we met Jason and Claudia - a young couple from Sydney, Australia, travelling for a month or so in Argentina, Bolivia and Peru. Within minutes, we had established an easy rapport, and thus spent part of the next two days enjoying ...

Crooked Cops and Strong Tea, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Crooked Cops and Strong Tea

A travel blog entry by midlifecrisis

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... . To date this has always achieved a quick wave through the roadblock. Three days ago we were driving across (very) rural northern Argentina when a lone cop ordered us to stop. He asked for a couple of documents, which we produced but he did not seem ...

Cafayate – wine, cheese and sun..., Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Cafayate – wine, cheese and sun...

A travel blog entry by jonnyandjanette

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Cafayate is four hours south of Salta and so a relatively short bus journey for us but with spectacular scenery. To get to Cafayate you have to pass through the Quebrada de los Conchos (Gorge of Shells) which is a large gorge with unusual rock formations ...

Rote Felsen, weite Strassen...ganz wie Australien, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Rote Felsen, weite Strassen...ganz wie Australien

A travel blog entry by ~steph~

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Atacama to Argentina, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Atacama to Argentina

A travel blog entry by bilinga

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... we might start looking up more at night time as a result. After just three days in Chile, we ventured into Northern Argentina to a town called Salta. We arrived on the bus around 10pm and promptly were told that Argentina would be playing Nigeria for ...

Entering Salta, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Entering Salta

A travel blog entry by squonk2000

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... has also a typical varietal original from this region: torrontés. We visited two wineries: Vasija Secreta (the oldest in Cafayate) and Domingo Hermanos (the newest) where we tried some torrontés, malbec, cabernet sauvignon and syrah, and we bought ...

Mmm more vino, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Mmm more vino

A travel blog entry by livtajim

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... off to find breakfast. Cafayate is a small town (about 10000 inhabitants) and is said to have the best vineyards in all Argentina.  Days are warm all year - Taj found it very hot! The town seemed like the Argentinian version of Martinborough! ...

Off the Beaten Track, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Off the Beaten Track

A travel blog entry by worldroamers

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... into town to enjoy some local red wine and a parilla (Argentinian BBQ). If you´re a meat lover, you would love Argentina, especially its parillas. Realizing that we would soon be leaving Argentina, Pete decided that he would ¨eat meat every ...

Day 85: November 7, 2007 Salta to San Carlos, San Carlos, Argentina travel blog

Day 85: November 7, 2007 Salta to San Carlos

A travel blog entry by magellanic

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Day 85: November 7, 2007 Salta to San Carlos-Travels with Toyo I I got up at 6:30 and was ready to head for the field by 8:00. We were delayed in our departure until 10:00 by a malfunctioning hard drive which Toyo had to remove from a computer, box it ...

Road trippin', Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Road trippin'

A travel blog entry by nloon

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... with less people. So that 4 hour drive ended up being about 5 with all the photo stops!   We finally arrived in Cafayate (which is pronounced Cafashaatay by the Argentines by the way) to a really lovely hostel called Rusty-K. Our original plan had ...

Salta, 16 days in, Argentina travel blog

Salta

A travel blog entry by peteanddee

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The Iguazu Falls are located on the border of Brazil and Argentina. Due to our enforced separation, the plan was for Dee to fly from Rio to the Brazilian side of the falls and see the falls for a few hours whilst Pete flew from Buenos Aires to Puerto ...

Canyons en route to Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Canyons en route to Cafayate

A travel blog entry by stevelegassick

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Scenic drive hard to capture in ...

Quebrada de Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Quebrada de Cafayate

A travel blog entry by olivierdbck

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... wordt omringd door door mooie bergen, wijnvelden en bodega's. De sfeer hier is heel relax en mensen zijn supervriendelijk. 'Cafayate' is naast 'Mendoza' ook een beroemd wijngebied. De bekendste wijn van deze streek is de witte, droge  ...

Segundo día., Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Segundo día.

A travel blog entry by peto2x

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... la cama... A la hora partimos nuevamente a una plaza para jugar con lauti. Donde sacamos algunas fotos de el atardecer de Cafayate, donde se ven las montañas iluminadas por la puesta del sol... En el camino encontramos algunos "chivos o cabras" pastando ...

Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Cafayate

A travel blog entry by emmawinslade

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... tours, and sat with us as we ate ice cream. We headed back, met the others and did more vineyards, but siesta is big in Argentina, so in between lunch hours, the only place open was a cool bar, playing blues music, so we drank beer there and then bought ...

journee typiq francaise: fromage et vin, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

journee typiq francaise: fromage et vin

A travel blog entry by pepsouille

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difficile de dormir encore ce matin, je suis levee tot, mais je prds mon tps, je ne sias pas encore ce que je vais fre: pourquoi pas une balade vers une cascade ... finlamt, je vais suivre mes 2 colocatiares irlandaises de la chambre, elles vt fre les ...

Red, red, wine!, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Red, red, wine!

A travel blog entry by corinneandluke

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We were told that a visit to Cafayate, the wine producing town in North Argentina is a real must if you are in Salta and have the time as it is only a few hours away. There is also another town called Cachi which is a small but pretty town on the way to ...

A much brighter day!, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

A much brighter day!

A travel blog entry by los2gringos

... that it is not an official receipt. The consequence is that there is no money for public works, especially in the north of Argentina. Rather than having bridges along the roads, rivers run over them. So when it rains a lot (as described above), cars ...

day 20 - sunday 14th october, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

day 20 - sunday 14th october

A travel blog entry by kirstyirsty

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... canyons. today we are going to see thousand year old ruins. this place is so pretty i dont want to leave. but we have been in argentina for 2 weeks so its time to go. we are going to salta now, from there we will get a train to bolivia. hopefully we will ...

Brits don't spit, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Brits don't spit

A travel blog entry by andyryder

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... on the back, or front of these scooters.   We are very well used to seeing dogs on every corner in Argentina. Not here though, because the donkeys are already there! Sharon got really excited about the donkeys with the result that we now ...

Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Cafayate

A travel blog entry by pinkasey

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CAFAYATE WINE, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

CAFAYATE WINE

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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... that we were heading back to our hotel.  What we had failed to remember was that our guide was driving us out to Argentina's answer to Macchu Pichu.  Within ten minutes of setting off Ian and I were sound O. The Ruinas de Quilmes is quite spectacular ...

More Wine, Cheese and Coloured Rocks, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

More Wine, Cheese and Coloured Rocks

A travel blog entry by frankandamanda

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... (although in our opinion , eating ice cream is always a good way to spend a day). We spent the morning touring wineries (it was 5 o'clock somewhere) and a cheese factory. We spent the afternoon exploring the Cafayate Canyon in a mini bus (see ...

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