Hostal Condor Pass
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... folk dance and music show in the evening, sometimes even included with the price of the meal and drinks. We managed to find one with a free show which was about to start as we arrived, so we nabbed one of the tables at the front and sat down to a meal of tasty beef and llama 'empanadas' (equivalent of a British cornish pasty but slightly different) and a few beers... And enjoyed the show! The singing was quite full on (not really our cup of tea)... But ...
... but it gave me hope anyway and I'll be tracking down coca as soon as I get to Peru.
Our lunch stop was a much bigger town called San Antonio De Los Cobres. Dry and dusty I felt like I was in a Mad Max movie. How could you grow anything here? Our guide advised that Llama was the main livestock produced and eaten here as they could survive off the scrub bush. So we were served a simple yet satisfying lunch before a quick stop in the plaza and then continuing on to ...
... now sitting here quietly typing away enjoying a lazy day in the hostel. Somehow these things seem to have a habit of working themselves out :)
We'll see in the next blog entry if we ever manage to explore more of Salta than the hostel and the immediate surroundings. At this point is should also be clear whether we move on to Chile again for the last time or explore new grounds in Bolivia.
Until then - besitos!!
Veronika and Jerome xxx
... down a big hill, so totally reasonable. Dinner was to be our first Argentinian steak, and it certainly lived up to our expectations. Parillas (steak restaurants) are all over the city, catering for Argentinian's demand for Asado, a mixed grill of all kinds of cuts of beef. The average consumption of beef is 70kg per person per year, and it used to be more! We opted for a giant slab of rib eye (Chris's favourite), which was incredibly ...
... the 23rd of January, heading to
Resistencia, about 10 hours away. This was the only way available at
that particular moment. Once in Resistencia, we'd wait at their bus
terminal all day, just about, before boarding another bus from there to
Salta, about 12 more hours, that night.
From Iguazu to Resistencia, we took 'Andesmar's' shittiest bus to date,
which was cheap, but very ...