Travel Blogs from Cafayate, Argentina

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Slowin´ Down..., Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Slowin´ Down...

A travel blog entry by jayandkyla

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... quick highlights reel includes a gondola ride up the moutain, a free classical music performance, and horseback riding. Next stop Cafayate - wine country, where I sit at this very moment. This place is surrounded by even bigger mountains and has an even ...

Pumamarca to Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Pumamarca to Cafayate

A travel blog entry by jason_joyce

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... el sapo (the toad), el fraile (the friar ), la ventana (the window), etc. It was really interesting. The actual town of Cafayate is also quite nice. There are all kinds of vinyards there. You can do all kinds of tours of them and get yourself quite ...

Valles Calchaquíe and Devils Gorge, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Valles Calchaquíe and Devils Gorge

A travel blog entry by mirntat

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... ! I quote wikipedia: Cafayate is a town located at the central zone of the Valles Calchaquíes in the province of Salta, Argentina. It sits 1,683 metres (5,522 ft) above mean sea level, at a distance of 189 kilometres from Salta City and 1,329 ...

Devil's Throat and other Stone Formations, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Devil's Throat and other Stone Formations

A travel blog entry by intheworld

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... a red grap. There are some bodegas who offer free tours and wine tasting and that's what we did. Interesting fact: Here in Argentina winemakers make white wine out of red grapes by removing the skin of the grape! Lovely dinner on our terrace with a ...

Quebrada de las Conchas / Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Quebrada de las Conchas / Cafayate

A travel blog entry by griffs-on-tour

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... and return to Cafayate to camp that evening. The big attraction of the easterly route is a long canyon called Quebrada de Cafayate just north of the town. As I mentioned earlier we noted that pretty much every 'attraction' north of Mendoza involved rocks ...

Quebrada de Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Quebrada de Cafayate

A travel blog entry by jhoekstra79

Met twee duitse meiden een auto gehuurd en naar Cafayate gereden. Cafayate was in deze onbelangrijk, het ging om de fantastische rit door de Quebrada de ...

cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

cafayate

A travel blog entry by darcyrayner

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Colorful Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Colorful Cafayate

A travel blog entry by dowd0031

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Cafayate was not on my original itinerary, but after reading Lonely Planet's description of the "spectacular Quebrada de Cafayate," I figured it warranted a visit. While there isn’t a whole lot to do in Cafayate proper aside from visiting the few ...

Road trip avec notre VW Gol, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Road trip avec notre VW Gol

A travel blog entry by sophie-nuno

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... un pèlerinage mais on ne comprend pas trop quoi comment car c’est dans des endroits très éloigner… On s’arrête à Cafayate pour passer la nuit dans une auberge. On va manger un piiiiiire bout de viande après avoir bu ...

Von Cafayate in die Quebrada de las Conchas, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Von Cafayate in die Quebrada de las Conchas

A travel blog entry by kllaas

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Ihr Lieben, heute ist es uns (zu) bunt geworden. Wir sind auf der Strasse 68 Richtung Salta gefahren und nach wenigen Kilometern begannen die bunten Felsen. Wuestenhafter Buntsandstein mit hohem Eisengehalt. Rostrote Farb-Toene in allen Schattierungen, ...

In your Mooey Mendoza!, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

In your Mooey Mendoza!

A travel blog entry by philandmups

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Having been a little bit disappointed with Mendoza we thought we'd give Argentina's wine regions another chance and head to Cafayate - the second largest wine region. Plus it had been recommended by a fellow ginger who had been there on his honeymoon, and ...

Heat + Pushies = Nearly dying. Wine saved the day, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Heat + Pushies = Nearly dying. Wine saved the day

A travel blog entry by thebarretts

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... the girls we met had decided to do a day trip down to check out the wineries. Mick and I had skipped Mendoza, wine country in Argentina, so figured we should go do some tasting. The plan for the day was to catch an early bus south (Cafayate is about 3h ...

Quebrada de la Conchas, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Quebrada de la Conchas

A travel blog entry by balibran

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... heures plus tard et 70 km plus loin les vignes apparaissent dans les cailloux blancs en compagnie des cactus bougies. Nous arrivons à Cafayate. Enfin une petite ville comme on les aime (15 000 habitants), sans opulence ni ostentation. Il y fait ...

Estancia, Quilmes und Rotwein, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Estancia, Quilmes und Rotwein

A travel blog entry by kllaas

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... ein "Alpengluehen" auf den Bergspitzen hervorzaubern. Nach gutem Fruehstueck fuhren wir auf Schotter und gutem Asphalt Richtung Cafayate. Sehr sehenswerte Landschaft, viel Landschaft, wenig Baeume, dafuer um so mehr Kakteen, die mindestens 3 Meter hoch ...

Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Cafayate

A travel blog entry by lisakresky

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... door. This site was the ancient ruins of the Quilmes people. This archeological site is the largest pre-Columbian settlement in Argentina. At its height, this area is said to have 5000 people. The people here are well known because they resisted the ...

Andes through the grapevine, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Andes through the grapevine

A travel blog entry by 2smartiesabroad

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... on a hangover. In the end we rewarded ourselves by dangling our feet in the freezing Rio Colorado.  We liked the North of Argentina so much that we spent much more time here than anticipated. It's time to move on now - Bolivia is waiting.  ...

Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Cafayate

A travel blog entry by bosstone

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Danes ni prispevka, ker furava dolce far niente.... Vesele velikonočne praznike vsem. ...

Apr 17, 2010, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Apr 17, 2010

A travel blog entry by dschungelbuch

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Rondrit naar Cachi en Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Rondrit naar Cachi en Cafayate

A travel blog entry by romald

... zo te zien is deze weg in het regenseizoen echt onbegaanbaar voor een normale auto als het écht regent. Tegen negenen aangekomen in Cafayate. Het hostel dat ik voor ogen had snel gevonden. Toen ik vroeg of ze ook goedkopere kamers had, kreeg ik dezelfde ...

el carril, El cafayate, Argentina travel blog

el carril

A travel blog entry by lior77

... there an early dinner, 7 empanadas for only 5 pesos, which is about 7 or 8 shekels. near the village theres a ranch, emazing one, with lots of horses and a guy who runs them. at 8 pm i took the bus to cafayate, and tomorrow ill travel around ...

el cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

el cafayate

A travel blog entry by lior77

... there an early dinner, 7 empanadas for only 5 pesos, which is about 7 or 8 shekels. near the village theres a ranch, emazing one, with lots of horses and a guy who runs them. at 8 pm i took the bus to cafayate, and tomorrow ill travel around ...

Three Days and 1700 Kilometers, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Three Days and 1700 Kilometers

A travel blog entry by jdswed

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Three days of really straight roads through desert flat country! We ride on for over 20 miles of straight then bend about 40 degrees of corner to another 20 miles of perfectly straight roads. This could be Baja or the desert of new Mexico for all we ...

More wine, please!, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

More wine, please!

A travel blog entry by bakpaknbizclass

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... of “Route 66”, and the little towns along the way are catching onto this and starting to advertise it.) While in Cafayate, we soaked up the scenery with a delicious glass of Malbec in one hand and empanadas in the other! One day we rented ...

Incredible mountains and rock formations, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Incredible mountains and rock formations

A travel blog entry by dixongarnett

... place to have beef was, she is addicted, and we were told to eat where the locals eat. So we had a scrumptious dinner at about 11pm for about $20 including a bottle of the famous Cafayate malbec wine, which mum and dad raved about. To sleep  at ...

100km à vélo, ça use, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

100km à vélo, ça use

A travel blog entry by davidlaurent

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... ont fait gonfler la rivière, si bien que la route est menacée par endroits, la DDE est à pied d'oeuvre! Arrivés à Cafayate avec quelques coups de soleil, une pause s'impose à la première bodega. On repart avec un Torrontes, vin ...

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