Travel Blogs from Cafayate, Argentina

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Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Cafayate

A travel blog entry by pfiffolter

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Cafayate ist eines der beruehmtesten Weinanbaugebiete in Argentinien... Ich als bekennender "Nichtweintrinker" habe aber natuerlich die Schoenheiten der Natur erfrorscht :-)... Hier ist es sehr ruhig und man kann sich sehr gut entspannen. Auffaellig ist ...

Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Cafayate

A travel blog entry by ssndrs4

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... you get to choose the soundtrack and the dialogue. Riding a bike to the Garganta del Diablo (Devil's Throat: shares name with Argentina's other natural wonder at Iguazu Falls) is the best way to see the stretch of rode that silly tourists pay gobs of ...

Still no sleep in Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Still no sleep in Cafayate

A travel blog entry by tworedbikes

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What a terrible night. What is wrong with these people?! They somehow always seem to come up with something worse, upping the ante but all-night concerts up the road from the campsite is taking things a bit too far. What next? Earthquakes? It's getting ...

Ruines de Quilmes et Las Quebradas de las Conchas, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Ruines de Quilmes et Las Quebradas de las Conchas

A travel blog entry by lilipop

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Levés à l'aube (enfin 8h !), nous prenons la direction des ruines de Quilmes à 60km au sud de Cafayate. Village construit en l'an 1000 par les indiens Quilmes, constructeurs de Buenos Aires déportés en 1666 après 130 ans de résistance aux ...

El Cafayate, El Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

El Cafayate

A travel blog entry by guycann

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A Really WOW Day, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

A Really WOW Day

A travel blog entry by eldonsteeves

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... proceeded down the road to the Ruins of Quilmes.  This is one of the most important and best-preserved archeological sites in Argentina.  The ruins are the last vestiges of a city founded by the pre-Incan tribe, the Quilmes, in the 9th century ...

Cafayate, Cafayate and Tucuman, Argentina travel blog

Cafayate

A travel blog entry by panzaverde

... inspection of the car consisted off nothing more than noting than the car still went! Our bus to Cordoba left at 11pm and had cama (bed) ''seats'', so we got a reasonable amount of sleep, and rolled into  Argentina's second biggest city at about ...

tafi de valle über quilmes nach cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

tafi de valle über quilmes nach cafayate

A travel blog entry by shapikulou

In tafi gab es schöne cascadas und Hochebenen. Cafayate, ist für seine Weine bekannt, wir haben allerdings kein Weingut besucht sondern nur die Landschaft genossen. Hier gab es wieder schöne Cascadas, die man mit einiger Kletterei erreichen konnte, ...

Donde esta el vino.., Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Donde esta el vino..

A travel blog entry by cevaz

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... historia de como inicio todo esto a nivel regional, provincia y nacional.   Fin de esta mini exurcion y ya alejados de cafayate, nos fuimos camino a casa por asi decirlo, pero antes de todo paramos para comer en un restaurant-parador en medio de ...

Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Cafayate

A travel blog entry by stefandkate

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... and white! We tried both. The white one was quite nice but the cabernet sauvignon was just a bit weird! On our second day in Cafayate Stef and Vanessa went horseriding fairly early in the morning and I had a lie in! We were planning to do a 50km bike ...

Cafayate - a place we loved!, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Cafayate - a place we loved!

A travel blog entry by tim_and_nienke

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It's a 4 hour bus trip from Salta to Cafayate, the second largest wine making region in Argentina (with Mendoza being number one). The main wine produced here is Torrontes, a uniquely Argentinian varietal. This is a white wine with a sweet fruity nose ...

Missed connections, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Missed connections

A travel blog entry by daveanddale

We had booked a combined bus ticket from Juyuy to Salta and then a bus change with the same company from Salta to Cafayate. The bus to Salta was a bit run down but we had the front seats upstairs so had a good view of the countryside. However we were 15 ...

More stunning desert landscape, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

More stunning desert landscape

A travel blog entry by daveanddale

... , you have these strata layers which make you feel as you climb up that your perspective is all out of whack. We then headed back to Cafayate arriving back at 7:30. We decided to try to be locals and didn’t head out for dinner until 9:30. We took a ...

Entspannte Tage in Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Entspannte Tage in Cafayate

A travel blog entry by lbenhamdane

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Bin hier in Cafayate ein bischen haengengeblieben. Ich wollte eigentlich nur 2 Tage bleiben. Daraus ist eine Woche geworden. Das Hostel war gut, die Leute nett, und die Umgebung bietet Gelegenheit fuer Ausfluege in die Natur. Morgen reisse ich mich los ...

Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Cafayate

A travel blog entry by globalwanderers

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... the clouds in valleys, it really was gorgeous. Cafayate produces some of the best white wine (Torrentes) in the whole of Argentina. It's  climate makes it a perfect grape growing region. The afternoon we spent taking in wineries and tasting delicious ...

Las ruinas de Quilmes, Cafayate, Argentine travel blog

Las ruinas de Quilmes

A travel blog entry by fallysflorian

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C'est le nom d'une bière mais pas que... Visite du site des Quilmes (peuple indiens diaguitas) vivant ici de 800 a 1665, date à laquelle les espagnols les ont obligés à s'exiler à pied jusqu'à Buenos Aires (après de ...

Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Cafayate

A travel blog entry by franzi

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Wine country with a difference!, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Wine country with a difference!

A travel blog entry by brizi

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... by a non English speaking hostel concierge, we set off for the town to see what´s on offer around and about Cafayate. After much negotiation, debate, indecision, ATM issues and food shopping we frustratedly set off on crappy rented mtn ...

im getting into the queso and jamon sandwiches, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

im getting into the queso and jamon sandwiches

A travel blog entry by mweate

... Australia that I had seen some pretty amazing mountain ranges but nothing prepared me for the stunning ride from Salta to Cafayate. WOW!  The coloured rock formations that loom up above you and boarder the majority of the highways are ...

Go out drinking then ride a bike..., Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Go out drinking then ride a bike...

A travel blog entry by pyrosurfer

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Cafayate is famous for its vineyards, and in particular for the Torrentes grape, which is perfectly suited to the arid red earth, the altitude of 1683 metres above sea level, the latitude of 26 degrees South, and less than 250mm of rain per year. The day ...

Exploring the Cafayate Area, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Exploring the Cafayate Area

A travel blog entry by graybeard

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... to be some truly astronomical odds that people with roots in two small neighboring German towns meet on a 7-person tour in Cafayte, Argentina.  You certainly couldn't get me to ever take that bet. But what an amazingly small world it is.  The ...

Facing forward, going slowly.., Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Facing forward, going slowly..

A travel blog entry by vino_voyageurs

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... also discovered some wine in a box.  I know I know I know.. winemakers drinking wine in a box?¿?  However.. in Argentina it´s 3 pesos (1 dollar) and it´s effin tasty.  Not a fine wine but a tasty more than drinkable wine that gets ...

From Salta to Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

From Salta to Cafayate

A travel blog entry by pherdemian

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More Argentinian Beauty, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

More Argentinian Beauty

A travel blog entry by gerad-and-lisa

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... hard to comprehend how this area had even been formed! Our destination for lunch was the small town of Cafayate which is another great winemaking region in Argentina surrounded by mountains. We had a couple of free hours to get lunch and Lisa and I ...

Cafay-aargh-te, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Cafay-aargh-te

A travel blog entry by hannah-ollie

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... to let them know that we were being held hostage. Despite the panic-inducing climbing and the hostage situation, we were leaving Cafayate feeling very relaxed. We could definitely have spent another week here, as we left a lot unexplored (it's apparently ...

Campfires, Singing & Drinking Wine!, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Campfires, Singing & Drinking Wine!

A travel blog entry by howpet

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... a hangover, we had an early start and packed up the tents so we could get on the road and make our way to Cafayate, Argentina's second centre for quality wine production!! We stopped at a litte town en-route to get supplies for the next few days ...

Wineries and the Desert, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Wineries and the Desert

A travel blog entry by maggsandjoe

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A gorgeous town in Northern Argentina set at the entrance of the Quebrada de Cafayte. Stepping off the bus we were greeted with a wave of heat, so different to our previous destination, at this point we knew we were in the desert. A 10 minute walk from ...

Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Cafayate

A travel blog entry by tworedbikes

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... they were as tired as I was.  After listening to several hours of their singing in and out of tune, I was fuming. If we hadn't decided to spend an extra day here, we'd be getting up after no night's sleep. I think we should declare war on Argentina. ...

Wine, steak and siestas, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Wine, steak and siestas

A travel blog entry by diasbuenos

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The last two days have mainly revolved around vineyards and wine tasting - well we are in the best wine region of Argentina. It feels very similar to France here, but that may just be as those are the only other vineyards we've experienced. Yesterday we ...

White wine, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

White wine

A travel blog entry by edncarl

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