Travel Blogs from Salta, Argentina

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Salta,  Argentina  Whoop!, Salta, Argentina travel blog

Salta, Argentina Whoop!

A travel blog entry by thomaswguy

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... i to argentina and so far so good! We jumped on a 11 hour bus from Chile, hit up passport control and jumped into Argentina!  Managed to smugle in some sarnies of salami and cheese we had made (no animall products over the border)  but for ...

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 ...

I've Found My People, Salta, Argentina travel blog

I've Found My People

A travel blog entry by everywhere

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Salta Argentina is lovely - doesn't look like any part of South America that I have seen so far - westernized, European looking and completely lacking that 'south America' feel and colorful images. And.....popcorn and candy apples and my favorite ...

Salta Loop Day 3, Salta, Argentina travel blog

Salta Loop Day 3

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... the lookout point over Cachi for some views of the valleys. We had to get going pretty early as we had to have the car back in Salta by 1 to avoid paying for another day. We were glad we'd decided to do the circuit the direction we did as if this day had ...

Salta Loop Day 1, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Salta Loop Day 1

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... 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 some wine tasting in town (after eating a ...

Reflections on Argentina, Salta, Argentina travel blog

Reflections on Argentina

A travel blog entry by patagonia2peru

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... but not charge foreigners - all they wanted was for us to sign their visitors' book. Not a bad country this. We like Argentina. Salta Cathedral We've now covered more than 3,000 miles and have passed another milestone for us: our previous longest ...

I was TOLD never..., Salta, Argentina travel blog

I was TOLD never...

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Now and then I follow some travel forums on the Internet, and I often see questions similar to the following (some of the questions posted may even be more specific, and not just ask about the length of a piece of string): "Will I be safe on my own ...

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 ...

Thwarted..., Salta, Argentina travel blog

Thwarted...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... if you do them with a silly, over-enthusiastic Spanish accent, here are the Top 5 words that are most fun to say: 5. Arriba 4. Chicito 3. ¡Hola! 2. Empanada 1. Gazpacho Argentina is far too expensive for my liking. Bolivia it ...

Arriving in Salta, Salta, Argentina travel blog

Arriving in Salta

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... then decided to go with Novella Estrela (forgive spelling) that left at 13.15 and changed at about 18.00 at Resistencia. Arrived in Salta at about 7am next morning. Bus was good - reclining seats, meal included, not too cold (!), video in English so ...

Go West! A leisurely drive back to the Andes, PN Los Alerces and Villa La Angostura, Patagonia, Argentina travel blog

Go West! A leisurely drive back to the Andes

A travel blog entry by idarich

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On the afternoon of Saturday 19 November, having spent a marvellous two days wildlife spotting on Peninsula Valdez, we dropped our travel companion Andrea off at the bus station in Puerto Madryn. We decided to take a leisurely drive west, back to the ...

Stuck in Salta doing some caramel pulling., Salta, Argentina travel blog

Stuck in Salta doing some caramel pulling.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... Montevideo (I am sure you know, but it's a small world on the backpacker circuit). It's winter holiday in Argentina now, so the nightlife was great, and Salta is practically boiling. After waking up with a hangover a couple of days in a row, I just idled ...

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 ...

Surviving siesta in Salta, Salta, Argentina travel blog

Surviving siesta in Salta

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... get a second chance to see the city. We caught an Andesmar bus...21 hours!!!....overnight, to the colonial city of Salta in northern Argentina. We liked Salta immediately. It has beautiful squares with tall, swaying palm trees, cobbled streets, ornate ...

Last stop Argentina, Salta, Argentina travel blog

Last stop Argentina

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... Argentinas". We got the next bus to Salta. It was double the price quoted in the Lonely Planet. Apparently inflation is ridiculous in Argentina. Must be as the book is only a year old! It didn’t take long to notice the incredible difference in the ...

Chilling in Salta, Salta, Argentina travel blog

Chilling in Salta

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Had a lie in this morning before reluctantly getting up for breakfast. Then wandered around a pretty quiet Salta as everything seems to shut today. Eventually found internet to do a mammoth blog update and check up on next bits of our trip, insurance ...

The Language Barrier, Salta, Argentina travel blog

The Language Barrier

A travel blog entry by hannahbruce

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Salta, Argentina, Salta, Argentina travel blog

Salta, Argentina

A travel blog entry by seankervin

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... prices remained the same.  BMWs and Volvo prices did double or even triple, but things produced within Argentina (e.g. steak) did not. The only major thing Argentinians noticed was the influx of tourists capitalizing on the ...

Change of plans!!, Salta, Argentina travel blog

Change of plans!!

A travel blog entry by you_know_zo

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... purse strings! Anyway... we got on a bus from San Pedro de Atacama that took us over the order into Argentina, and then rode another 12 hours or so to Salta... Today, we got a cable car up to the highest point in the city to check out the views and ...

The Vegetarian's Nightmare, Salta, Argentina travel blog

The Vegetarian's Nightmare

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... the beef is and how much steak I am going to eat while here. And finally, I can now share the same story. Argentina is a vegetarian's nightmare!!! Every restaurant offers huge cuts of beef at bargain basement prices. And after many many months of chicken, ...

Back in Argentina, Salta, Argentina travel blog

Back in Argentina

A travel blog entry by sarah_s_america

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Back in Argentina My bus from San Pedro was the most gringo-y I have so far experienced, about three quarters were backpackers heading to Salta too. Weirdly (or maybe not so weirdly considering I am not feeling particularly sociable this week), they ...

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 ...

Salta, Salta, Argentina travel blog

Salta

A travel blog entry by erriuc

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You can tell we´re not in Bolivia anymore!!, Salta, Argentina travel blog

You can tell we´re not in Bolivia anymore!!

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... ! Only kidding. The food was absolutely fantastic and we enjoyed every bit of it! I think we are going to enjoy our food in Argentina. We also had a bottle of wine with our meal and was force fed two desserts as well! The whole meal cost about £10! ...

Afternoon tea and empanada's in the square., Salta, Argentina travel blog

Afternoon tea and empanada's in the square.

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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We checked out of the hostel at 10.30am and stored our luggage until later. We walked down to the main plaza for another walk round, then dropped into a plaza side café for a drink. I had café con leche (milky coffee) and Lorna had a tea. We also had ...

Cold heart, lukewarm liver, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Cold heart, lukewarm liver

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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Thankfully the next leg of our South America By Bus tour was the relatively short trip to the small Andean town of Cafayate. Like the journey up to Cachi this was a local a bus that wound round twisty mountain roads through magnificent desert scenery. ...

The Elusive Beef Poisoning, Salta, Argentina travel blog

The Elusive Beef Poisoning

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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Well so far, beef poisoning here in Salta Argentina has eluded me.  I take that as a sign I can eat as much steak as I want. And believe me, I am imbibing. The hostel has BBQ's every Wednesday and Saturday followed by some type of pub crawl to ...

Salty tales from the desert, Salta, Argentina travel blog

Salty tales from the desert

A travel blog entry by mrjoey

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... temperature starts to bite and the brightest stars sparkle and pierce the dry desert air. Then Chile gave way to one more jaunt into Argentina, Salta to be exact. Already been here far too long, but one day I met an intrepid ( mad? ) cyclist called ...

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 ...

Alphabeti spaghetti and a bowl of jelly, Salta, Argentina travel blog

Alphabeti spaghetti and a bowl of jelly

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... the decision that we would take the cable car up to the top of San Bernardo Hill where there are uninterupted views of Salta, the Lerma valley and the Andes. It was approximately a 10 minute walk from Plaza de 9 Julio to the terminal ...

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