Travel Blogs from Cafayate, Argentina

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Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog


A travel blog entry by stubo


... is so stunning! It is also only a 3 hour journey in a small van which they call ´The Sprinter´ It really does as well! I got into Cafayate and had no map - but the hostel I wanted were giving out free maps as soon as I got off the bus - handy! I ...

Cafayte, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog


A travel blog entry by mikeandmary


... Quilmes, by 1825 all trace of these people had died out. The area was later, in 1875, the site of the largest brewery in Argentina and still today the name lives on in the beer. Even today there are still problems with the site, the area was given as a ...

Ruta Vino here we come......, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Ruta Vino here we come......

A travel blog entry by samandtom


... plaza, so we didn`t hang around after lunch and got back on the `road` to begin leg two of the journey to Cafayate. After a slight turn around just outside Cachi we got ourselves back on route down an even more deserted, unserviced dirt track and began a ...

Red wine and cooking, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Red wine and cooking

A travel blog entry by vmcelani


... nap!   Was able to get up a little later and got to walk around the little town square and enjoy another small Argentina town.  I can´t explain how quaint these places are.  All have a plaza in the middle with tons of trees and little ...

Snakes, sips and spewing, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Snakes, sips and spewing

A travel blog entry by harrisonhines


... just bits of cake and dry toast with tea / coffee. Recommended. - Stayed at: Hostal del Angel, San Martín 162, Cafayate. Tel: (03868) 422212. Nice enough place with same central location as the other one. Has a back garden for sunbathing. ...

Our first Argentinian steak!, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Our first Argentinian steak!

A travel blog entry by michael_lizi


We were on a roll with the hire car so decided to hold on to it for a couple of days and explore the area south of Salta.  We ended up in Cafayete, which is a very pretty village renowned for it`s wine!  The journey to Cafayete was beautiful ...

Awsome Scenery, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Awsome Scenery

A travel blog entry by watties


... We have managed to drag ourselves away from Mendoza and although initially decided on Tucuman we caught a bus not long after arriving to Cafayate. The journey from Mendoza i think is the worst so far, the bus was crap and it all felt pretty dodgy even our ...

Hola Argentina, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Hola Argentina

A travel blog entry by kaygreen


... to make me feel all Christmassy despite the heat! On Thursday we took the bus 3.5 hours south of Salta to Cafayate, at the North of Argentina’s wine region and therefore somewhere that I was really looking forward to! It hasn’t disappointed ...

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

day 20 - sunday 14th october

A travel blog entry by kirstyirsty


... 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 ...

Quebrada de Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Quebrada de Cafayate

A travel blog entry by wheresdaznow

...and a taste of torrontes ...

April 10th  Cafayate to Tilcara, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

April 10th Cafayate to Tilcara

A travel blog entry by bri74


... to navigate our way out using the compass and a bit of savvy. We had to do the same thing at San Salvador De Ju Jujuy. Argentina will always be remembered for wind and lack of road signage. The last stretch of road was stunning as usual and there was a ...

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


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 ...

Botten opwarmen, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Botten opwarmen

A travel blog entry by patuzeltje


Wederom de spectaculaire tocht naar Cafayate. Omdat het nu bewolkt is zijn de kleuren minder scherp en indrukwekkend dan gisteren, maar we genieten volop. Het lunchen in stijl is ons bevallen en we kiezen dit keer voor de Wine & Golf Estancia, waar we ...

Wine country, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Wine country

A travel blog entry by chrisnlara


... 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


...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


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


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


A travel blog entry by andrew.chudiak


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


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


A travel blog entry by stephyhoggy


I think Cafayate had to be our favourite place in Argentina, it's a small town in Salta province, in northwest Argentina. Located in the stunning Calchaquí Valleys, an area known for its reddish rock formations. Many vineyards dot the land, and ...

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

Cafayate - bike riding and other mistakes.

A travel blog entry by secretseaton


... 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 ...

Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog


A travel blog entry by la-buena-vida


cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog


A travel blog entry by laine


... 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


... 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


... 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


... 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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