Hostal El Alcazar Salta

Balcarce 81, Salta, Province of Salta, Northern Argentina, 4400, Argentina | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Salta

Shaggy horse dog

A travel blog entry by livtajim


Today we were leaving San Pedro de Atacama for Salta in Argentina. Definitely sad to leave the gastronomic delights but we had Argentinian steak and vino tinto to look forward to! Our bus left 10.30 giving us enough time to have breakfast and get some snacks for the journey. English Matt and Nick were on our bus too, as well as some people from the …

Colonial Salta

A travel blog entry by varney


... rock formations and pretty colours along the rocks. Cafayate itself is the center of winemaking up here, with another unusual grape being most common, this time the white Torrontes.
Spent today wandering around the city, dodging the showers, taking in the ambience and sampling the fantastic baked empanadas they have here (you get a dozen empanadas and a large beer for around ARS100 - plenty for two for ...


A travel blog entry by andresturner

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Our first experience of Salta was quite a mix of other places put
together. Really a beautiful layout of the city, filled with churches
and architecture resembling something similar to Cusco and Sucre, Boliva
mixed together. Met some other cool backpackers, and after 3 nights,
decided to book it across the north section of Argentina, back into
Chile. We weren't at all looking forward to Chile, ...

More border crossing

A travel blog entry by missb_mrmoo


... done this tour repeatedly for the last 2 1/2 years. Unfortunately we had to change guides when we left Bolivia due to bureaucratic red tape and our guide for Argentina does not impress Josh or I in any way at all. Salta is a smaller version of Mendoza and easy to explore on foot. Josh & I explored a few museums and galleries and made sure we took a different route back to the hotel each day to find different little areas. In all honesty we ...

Colourful mountains and juicy steaks

A travel blog entry by mirja.bester


... a gorge with loads of those colourful mountains) and the towns/wine region of Cachi or Cafayate. We did, however, feel quite "toured-out" at this stage (early pick ups, fixed itinary, many hours on buses), that we decided to simply spend the two days sleeping in and walking around Salta. So on day 1 we did exactly that. Luckily, our accommodation offered the best breakfast of our trip so far: Fresh juice and fruit salad, warm bread and media lunas ...

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