La Cava Hostel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLa Cava Hostel Mendoza
A bit Crap and dirty,staff ok tho
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... the airport.
I arrived at the terminal about 10 minutes before departure. Enough time you'd think.
Well, not if you haven't printed your bus ticket. The companies here don't care that you accidentally forgot your pocket printer and weren't able to print.
So I ran back inside to the office, the man very annoyed printed my ticket, scanned my passport, charged me way too much money and pointed at his watch that I need to hurry up.
Ran back outside, checked in my ...
... land, mountains, the lights of the city at night, the property, the horses, cactuses, fresh air and the far off smoke from humble country homes. Bliss. The french girls helped us onto the horses and two young guys (also french) guided us single file into the Mendoza countryside. One was on a big black horse stronger and faster than the rest and he would gallop off ahead leaving us behind. After a time I asked if I could do the same. I wanted the wind on ...
... were needed during our stay there:))
It is thickly planted with trees and gardens, which are amazingly green. One of the first things you notice about Mendoza is the large irrigation ditches which line practically every street. That's how they have such beautiful greenery despite the dry and hot climate. These ditches as well as the unprotected large in ground boxes in which the trees are planted are known as Mendoza´s ¨tourist traps¨" ie ...
... made me ill. Luckily I was better by the Monday and could make the Wine Tour. This was an organised tour, you can go by yourself and hire bikes but recently a couple had strayed off the main road in Maipu and were robbed at gunpoint. I decided that a group tour would be best. There were 17 of us in the tour, a mixture if English/Irish and and locals. We were driven to the first winery and given a great I depth tour of how they make the wines. We tasted wine from ...