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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... skies opened once again. Which was quite interesting really - I'm not sure I've ever been able to pinpoint before the exact moment that someone's sense of humour fails. And, no, apparently laughing does not help.
Back at home, bike sent off to be fixed, we settled down to 2 days of hiding from the rain. Reading books, playing with the kitten who turned up and occasional dashes to the vegetable garden were all we achieved.
Luckily after those two days the ...
... after a few glasses riding under the sun and 40 degrees becomes a massive undertaking.
Even sleeping in this heat is torture: the only way to salvation is the huge fan that we have placed in front of the bed and that keeps rotating at full speed. Despite this, our room is a furnace and the bed a grill. Talking about grills, the hostel where we stayed also organized an asado, the typical Argentinean grilled meat, and so I had a chance to stuff myself ...
Woohooo!! We've arrived at Mendoza! It's about 11am and check in isn't until 2. We leave our bags, get changed into something a little cooler as it is bright blue skies and 25c+ outside, and head out to explore Mendoza. We walk up towards the park, as nearby is also the main bar area, so we checked that out on the way. Mendoza is a lovely place! Full of pretty gardened Plazas, clean tree lined streets, the ...
... but still gave off the same effect). At night, I more-than-willingly traded up my nine peso empanada dinners for restaurants with the best steak in town. Since there are so many European immigrants and influences in the city, the Italian food here is pretty spectacular, as well. I also got to practice/show off my Spanish skills by communicating with everyone for my parents. Considering my mother started referring to me as her ...