Travel Blogs from Cafayate, Argentina

Sort by Newest Best first

CAFAYATE WINE, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog


A travel blog entry by prieststrip


... 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


... (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 ...

Know your limits, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Know your limits

A travel blog entry by los2gringos

... is a pretty and huge rock formation.,+Cafayate?destId=363054 Then we started to ride.... And I realized my rear breaks were not working well. John made it a ...

Back to Argentina, Salta / Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Back to Argentina

A travel blog entry by eboydee


... to visit and the locals are so friendly and welcoming. So here I am again, but now in the north of Argentina, in a little town called Cafayate. I spent two days in Salta (further north) and headed here last Sunday. I was only suppose to stay two ...

el cafayate, El cafayate, Argentina travel blog

el cafayate

A travel blog entry by carlota

Vaya ciudad bonita y agradable, con excursiones interesantes en esta zona desertica con una gran riqueza arqueologica y mineral donde se encuentran cerros con franjas de hasta cuatro colores de los diferentes oxidos que tiene la tierra: hierro, cobre, ...

The devil´s throat, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

The devil´s throat

A travel blog entry by livtajim


... like fire from hell. Maybe another waterfall formed it? After a brief stop to meet a bus our other tour buddies were catching, Taj decided to climb a few rocky outcrops. We arrived back in Cafayate and decided to try out our purchased wine. ...

A fan of Torrontes, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

A fan of Torrontes

A travel blog entry by los2gringos

We visited Etchard winery today.  It was the first winery of the trip where we saw the grapes ariving to be processed.  They were the infamous (here) Torrontes grapes, that are supposed to be very sweet to eat.  However, since this was the first ...

Cafayate einfach nur geil, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Cafayate einfach nur geil

A travel blog entry by lazzarodario


... denn witterkfahra und in a Kaktealanschaft ko voll und nocher int wuaschti.... aber luagend fotina a dia beschriebens am besta. In Cafayate bin i denn imana super hostel klandet und han imana 4er zimmer kschlofa (aber allei) ei uebernachtig 25 peso ...

Taffi del Valle, Taffi del Valle, Argentina travel blog

Taffi del Valle

A travel blog entry by sarahcolvin


... of Tucuman and the intense heat of the ´lowlands´. It is a popular get away for the Porteno´s (the upper class in Argentina) ... but that aside it is most picturesque set amongst mountains, rivers and lakes. Hot and grumpy after much bus travel and ...

50 km to the Bodega, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

50 km to the Bodega

A travel blog entry by will.traveller


Quebrada de Cafayate is a beautiful gorge that has dramatic and diverse landscapes. The normal bike ride is to take a bus out to some point and ride back. There is a 5 and 9 AM bus. The earlier is recommended to avoid the heat. I am too tired so catch the ...

Cafayate, Argentina, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Cafayate, Argentina

A travel blog entry by emmaanddave


... and conversed with such a profound human being. The next day we woke up early to cycle through Quebrada de Cafayate, spectacular rock formations and deep canyons that boast many "perfect photo opps". Cycling along the windy desert road against ...

Wine tasting - the first of many!, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Wine tasting - the first of many!

A travel blog entry by kaz_and_tim


... a tour of the bodega we settled in for our first tasting. Unlike South Africa where all the tastings a free (or very cheap), Argentina sees this as a major source of income! However, we opted for the deluxe tasting which had a series of their reserva ...

les ruinesde quilmes et les bodegas, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

les ruinesde quilmes et les bodegas

A travel blog entry by pepsouille


jerome aun plan foireux, jaccepte dc.. il veut aller enbus aux ruine sde quilmes et se fre le retour en velo (57 bornes) puis sur le retour visiter les bodegas, jaccepte dc.... les plans foireux et moi ns ns connaissons bien... le depart est tres tot: ...

Auf den Spuren des roten Traubensaftes, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Auf den Spuren des roten Traubensaftes

A travel blog entry by doscompletos


... des Geographendeutsch. Auch wir hatten irgendwann genug interessante Natur gesehen und freuten und auf den Samstagabend in Cafayate, der Weinhauptstadt und letztem Ort der "Tour de Vino". Mit ein bisschen Rotwein feierten wir abends unser ...

Cafayete tour, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Cafayete tour

A travel blog entry by marykateri


... , we eat in the park (this is becoming a trend now) and then wander. Away from the central Plaza a more traditional Cafayate comes into view. The streets are wide and tree lined, but dusty and with cracked open drains running alongside. Through cracked ...

Cafayate - Day 24, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Cafayate - Day 24

A travel blog entry by longwayup

Catamarca - Cafayate Miles - 226 Up at 6.15, did not sleep well! Decided to sleep in our sleeping bags as the bed didn't look very inviting...maybe to the other guests living in there but not to me. My northface sleeping bag meant for freezing ...

road trip from Salta to Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

road trip from Salta to Cafayate

A travel blog entry by pnbooth


... terrain out of the Lerma Valley toward the Calchaqui valley-- home of the Torrontea grape and an ever more affluent wine region of Argentina. The last 50 km or so of this route were nothing short of incredible. the geology of the region is so varied ...

Beautiful Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Beautiful Cafayate

A travel blog entry by dianeontheroad


... laugh about it. The next day I took a tour organised through the hostel, travelling along a 50km stretch of the Quebrada de Cafayate, stopping off at various points of interest along the way and taking a couple of 30min - 1 hour hikes. We also stopped ...

The story of the Quilmes Indians, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

The story of the Quilmes Indians

A travel blog entry by ontheroa


Stretching from Bolivia to Patagonia, Route 40 through Cafayate is Argentina's longest road. Going south from Cafayete it leads to an important historical site: the ruins of Quilmes. With a local guide here we get another example here of how the Spanish ...

FELIZ CUMPLEAÑOS TOM!!, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog


A travel blog entry by danm1986


... lakes in the region but this turned out to be a little more expensive than we had expected and with the mention of vineyards in Cafayate at a resonable sum, I for one was sold. So at 7am we boarded a little mini bus and set off south to Cafayate. The bus ...

Argentina part 2, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Argentina part 2

A travel blog entry by philandkatrina


... .  We ended up staying a week it was so lovely and relaxing.  The people here are unbelievably friendly, which I found throughout Argentina really.  The first night Phil had man flu and took to bed which left Jo and I on the loose.  We ...

wineries, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog


A travel blog entry by ruizespieces


... is an organic winery, one of only 2 in argentina.  they export most of their wine since organic isn´t a big draw in argentina.  in the courtyard there were all these stones that had been smoothed out.  i asked the guide what they were ...

Cafayate, Cafeyate, Argentina travel blog


A travel blog entry by jlbarker


... our resort/estancia where we stayed for just one night (after the Colome experience, other resorts will pale in comparison). Cafayate is a small town with a several wineries, and artesian shops, and of course beautiful mountains. So off we went to do ...

Cafayate... quiet lovely little town..., Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Cafayate... quiet lovely little town...

A travel blog entry by allisonakemi


Cafayate is SUCH a lovely little town.  I am not sure I would call it a city because it is quite tiny... but it is so peaceful and I am loving the hostel here!  I took a tour of the Quebradas today- it was amazing.  Unfortunately there ...

It's a rough life... on to another wine country, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

It's a rough life... on to another wine country

A travel blog entry by cannonballs


... the village and checking out the places. Two highlights: Bodega Nanni, one of five certified organic wineries in Argentina and Cabras de Cafayate, a cheese factory where we got a private tour of the whole cheese-making process from feeding the goats to ...

Onwards and forwards..., Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Onwards and forwards...

A travel blog entry by jill.and.manuel

... surgery, our poor little Burrito is bravely carrying us on with our journey, although still sick. We are now in Cafayate, the new upcoming wine region of Argentina and expect to reach the city of Mendoza in a few days time, where we hope to be able ...

Canyons and Vineyards, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Canyons and Vineyards

A travel blog entry by itsbob21


Cafayate is the center of northern Argentina's wine region and produces the really nice Malbec red (from high altitude grapes) and the quite succulent Torrientes, a white (I normally am not a fan of whites but for this fruity yet smooth concoction I had ...

la quebrada de los conches ***, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

la quebrada de los conches ***

A travel blog entry by loelai


Tal und viele Felsen, Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Tal und viele Felsen, Cafayate

A travel blog entry by roli-on-tour


... , schroffi Felse i verschiedenste Farbe, vieli in rot. Uf de Tour haemmer a jenste Ort ghaltet zum foetele. Am Mittag simmer z Cafayate go Wii degustiere... noed so guete wie z Mendoza. Viellicht ischs aber au besser, dass ich e Tour gmacht han und ...

Horse Riding in Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Horse Riding in Cafayate

A travel blog entry by offonourown2


... host for the day was Roddy (spoke no English) and Theresa (you can call me Reecey) who was Austrian and had been here in Argentina for a couple of years now. She also explained that before we could go riding we had to catch the horses first. She led us ...

Sort by Newest Best first