Travel Blogs from Cafayate, Argentina

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Welcome to wine country!, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Welcome to wine country!

A travel blog entry by andrew.chudiak

Cafayate is 3 hrs on the bus, but it seems like a different world. It´s a tiny town with notihng to do except drink wine and explore the countryside. Excellent. I arrive mid afternoon and after finding a hostel, I immeadiately set off in search of a ...

Im Weingebiet, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Im Weingebiet

A travel blog entry by sandra2012

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Nachdem es fuer die landschaftlich superschoene Ruta 40 von Cachi nach Cafayate keinen oeffentlichen Transport gibt, habe ich zuerst den Bus nach Salta bis El Carril genommen und bin dort dann in den Bus nach Cafayate (1.660 Meter) umgestiegen. Und auch ...

Almost  Woodstock, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Almost Woodstock

A travel blog entry by greg

... has a small population but 10,000 people have descended to listen to folk music. It is wild! The town is in a part of Argentina that is a wine producing area, and a local speciality is wine ice cream. I have both vino tinto & blanco flavours. White wine ...

Wine country, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Wine country

A travel blog entry by chrisnlara

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... us to the pretty town of Cafayate, in the heart of the country´s second largest wine growing region. The Quebrada de Cafayate is a valley consisting largely of red sandstone. The fragile nature of this landscape has lead to wind erosion forming unusual ...

lecker wein in cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

lecker wein in cafayate

A travel blog entry by suzzpect

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...nach einem kurzen zwangsstop wegen ausgefallener klimaanlage und dadurch unangenehm gestiegener hitze im bus bin ich abends dann in cafayate angekommen. nach dem einchecken im hostel und einer kurzen stadtbesichtigung war klar: mit ruhe und erholung is ...

Waterslides and Wine, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Waterslides and Wine

A travel blog entry by mattalawi

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In the morning we had a relaxed breakfast and headed down a few hundred kilometres via a gorge to Cafayate, a nice town where we picked up a few things and I managed to get a massive steak sandwich for about 2 pounds. It was fantastic. We headed to the ...

Proper Trekking, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Proper Trekking

A travel blog entry by andrew.chudiak

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Time to actually do something. I have spent too much time on cities and now, I´m ready for some country trekking and seeing something a bit different. Whenever someone (local or backpacker) says "you should see the water fall, its amazing" you should ...

Quebrada, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Quebrada

A travel blog entry by andrew.chudiak

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Today was another day of sight seeing, this time on a tour to see the rock formations of Cafayate Quebrada. The day starts at 2pm and off we go, on the minibus to the Quebrada. There are 9 of us in total and only 2 other English speakers on the bus. The ...

Yet more tours, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Yet more tours

A travel blog entry by andrew.chudiak

... by it. The night is spent in that traditionsl way, having Sado (BBQ). The meat is great. I think the food in general in Argentina is bland (they think black pepper is too spicy and is something to be avoided). It has got better the fuirther north I have ...

Torrontes, coloured mountains and river crossings, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Torrontes, coloured mountains and river crossings

A travel blog entry by james_and_robin

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Day One Stepping off the air conditioned coach into the midday sun I instantly fell in love with Cafayate. It's a small town that looks like something out of the 'Desperado’ films and is surrounded by a ring of beautiful mountains. After a short ...

cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

cafayate

A travel blog entry by laine

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... lucky, and just a little sorry for the driver!   Besides the trek we just hung about, read some books and chilled.  Cafayate is a wine region so we went to a vineyard to taste some of the local produce.  It wasn't bad, but I wouldn't ...

Valles Calchaquies - bunte Berge & Kakteen, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Valles Calchaquies - bunte Berge & Kakteen

A travel blog entry by bergfex75

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... mal wieder schwer, eine Fotoauswahl zu treffen. Und ich hoffe, es sind nicht zu viele Bilder geworden... ;o) Die kleine Stadt Cafayate ist nach Mendoza das zweitwichtigste Weinanbaugebiet Argentiniens. Am nächsten Tag kurvten wir mit unserem VW Gol die ...

The Lost Afternoon, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

The Lost Afternoon

A travel blog entry by timreis

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... we did a quick tasting of two rather ordinary wines at Domingo Hermanos bodega and then walked the 3 kms up to the Vinas de Cafayate 'wine resort', perched under craggy hills and with vines as far as the eye can see.  Smart as it was, it was ...

Wine and Cheese - a Taste of Heaven!, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Wine and Cheese - a Taste of Heaven!

A travel blog entry by conorandalicia

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... was the Cabernet 2008. Cabernet Sauvignon is grown in nearly every South American wine producing county. But in Argentina, and particularly in Cafayate they have developed a version with a light fruit flavours and are meant to be consumed young. ...

Sepultura de las penas, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Sepultura de las penas

A travel blog entry by 4gatoslocos

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Cafayate - bike riding and other mistakes., Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Cafayate - bike riding and other mistakes.

A travel blog entry by secretseaton

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... lack of teeth and you can bet the Twaddle Effect was in full flow. More of that in a mo. Cafayate is a serene town in the north west of Argentina, a high-altitude wine growing region specialising in a grape unique to Argentina: Torrontes, a light white ...

A Nice Place to Chill, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

A Nice Place to Chill

A travel blog entry by thewer

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Having selectively chosen the remaining destinations I wanted to visit in Argentina as I travelled north towards Bolivia (unfortunately having to base many of my decisions on Lonely Planet's "advice"!), I chose to spend a few days in Cafayete - about 7 ...

Road Trip : J1. El Mollar – Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Road Trip : J1. El Mollar – Cafayate

A travel blog entry by garion

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... thon, tomate, concombre, ça devenait notre menu de base ! Julie a repris le volant, moi je m'endormais à moitié. Elle a conduit jusqu'à Cafayate, une ville un peu plus grande que les villages qu'on avait vu jusqu'à présent. On restait au fond de la ...

Rocks and Dancing, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Rocks and Dancing

A travel blog entry by dbadgery

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Queit morning chilling in the main square and then afternoon trip to Quebrada Cafayate to see some of the rock formations which were impressive and the Argentinian students randomly doing folk dances to a band inside a natural rock ampitheatre was ...

Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Cafayate

A travel blog entry by notathome

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Arrived ok after sleeping for most of the journey. Checked into a nice hostel and bumped into Dean again. Arranged to do a Cheese and wine tour in the morning and some trekking into cayons in the afternoon. Went out for a bite to eat. Visited two ...

Cafayate_ La quebrada de las conchas, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Cafayate_ La quebrada de las conchas

A travel blog entry by blogtrotters

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... de blanc pour l'apéritif que nous dégustons sur la terrasse de notre super hôtel. Nous passons en tout trois nuit à Cafayate et c'est surement l'endroit où nous nous sentons le mieux; Actuellement, nous écrivons de la terrasse (toujours la même) en ...

Hualfin - Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Hualfin - Cafayate

A travel blog entry by swinde_radreise

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... “ eintrafen und uns in einem Zimmer der Hospedaje verkrochen. Anderntags sind es dann nur noch knappe 40km nach Cafayate. Wir fahren durch Weinanbaugebiete, sehen schicke „Bodegas“ am Straßenrand und wilde Papageien krächzen in ...

En Route to Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

En Route to Cafayate

A travel blog entry by dbadgery

... as I started to head south toward the wine regions around Mendoza. Bus from Tilcara down to Jujuy, then one to Salta, then a few hours wait in the bus station until finally getting one from Salta southwest to the village of Cafayate for a couple of ...

Sedimentology Review, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Sedimentology Review

A travel blog entry by doovy

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Really moving now! Third town in 4 nights as I try and see as much of northern Argentina as I can. In Cafayate (population 10,000 mas o menos) Argentina has become much more South American. Prices continue to fall and I'm back to being one of the ...

Wwoof attempt round two...Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Wwoof attempt round two...Cafayate

A travel blog entry by griffs-on-tour

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... a comparatively short run into what had been our previous days intended destination…the second major wine region of Argentina called Cafayate. Nestled on a flat plain against the foothills of the Andes, with huge flocks of parrots wheeling above the ...

Wine Tasting in Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Wine Tasting in Cafayate

A travel blog entry by lynanddon

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... day of touring around the small town of Cafayate. During our tour, we were surprised to learn that Cafayate only produces 3% of Argentina's total wine production. The Mendoza region produces about 80%. However, because the Cafayate region is as high ...

Scenic drive to Cafayate 'wine' country, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Scenic drive to Cafayate 'wine' country

A travel blog entry by lynanddon

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Spent the day driving through rocks formed from the Cretaceous Period of the Mesozoic Era. I have no idea when that was, but they are spectacular to look ...

The quebrada baby, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

The quebrada baby

A travel blog entry by chuckonearth

... at breakfast, Ben and Tim.  They were planning on checking out the same thing that I was planning on doing, the Quebrada de Cafayate.  It's what everyone comes to Cafayate to do.  Its basically a stretch of 60km of road that goes through a ...

San Pedro, Purmamarca, Salta and Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

San Pedro, Purmamarca, Salta and Cafayate

A travel blog entry by jana_and_daryn

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... to the beauty of this place – the different colours and formation of the rocks are absolutely stunning. Having only been in Argentina for about a week I can already say it is one of the most beautiful and diverse places we've ever seen. From San ...

Wow, I didn't really see that one coming, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Wow, I didn't really see that one coming

A travel blog entry by chuckonearth

It's Chelsea's bday today and I called to wish her a happy bday.  We talked for a while and it was a good conversation.  Eventually it came up as to what would happen to us once I got back.  She told me that she had sent in her paperwork ...

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