Alta Gracia Hostel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
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... lunch inspiration – can’t face any more of
the hideous bread. Ended up with fried eggs and oven chips, comfort food, but
have to take advantage of the oven.
Headed out later to check out the classical string
performances in front of the Manzana – of course the tourist office were
clueless (and happy to remain so) about it and pretty much everything else,
both in the centre and at the bus station!
... in adapting to the Argentine way of ignoring rules, and in underestimating the security measures of this quasi-museum, I ended up making a bit of a ruckus. One of the exhibits contained the door of an old jail cell in a reconstructed blacksmith shop and I really wanted to take a picture trapped behind it. Looking around, I didn't see any cameras or lasers, there was no sign that said not to cross into the exhibits, and all that was standing between me and my photo op was a one foot ...
... was how we spent our first Friday in Argentina. Immediately upon arriving in La Bolsa, we were welcomed like family, and from that point forward, I had a hard time remembering that we had only known these people for a few hours. We spent our entire afternoon and evening there, walking by the river, speaking a mix of Spanish and English, drinking mate, playing a game where the goal is to literally stomp on other peoples ...
... a young, bright, asthma riddled boy through to his life changing and character defining travels and finally his determined and bitter fight as a armed combatant, strategist, statesman and later spokesperson for the Cuban revolutionary socialist movement. However, I'm sure El Che would be turning in his grave if he saw how they had turned his legacy into a super touristy money making machine (charging exorbitant entry prices and complete with a ...
... The house still retained some furnishings and the original kitchen, but what is now the projector room had regular video screenings about Che making it an altogether informative and demonstrative experience with a pleasing blend of original artefacts and history.
A wander through town took us past the 1643 Jesuit Dam ‘El Tajamar’ and via the ‘Reloj Publico’, a large public clock built in 1938 to ...