Travel Blogs from Villa La Angostura
On the advice of our hostel we decided no to go to Carlos Paz, but to go to Villa General Belgrano instead. The hostel guys are great, really helpful and always willing to do what ever they can to make sure you have a good stay. It is called Aldea, on Santa Rosa, if you are looking for a place to stay in Córdoba! So we headed off, a little later …
This morning we woke up and felt so blessed to be waking up to the most beautiful view right from our bed. We opened up the doors and lounged around watching some Big Bang Theory on my iPad for a bit. Then we went downstairs and had breakfast and chatted with a woman from colorado who was very nice. We got a taxi and headed to the hiking trail up to the waterfall. We were told it takes about 45 minutes to hike up and 30 minutes to hike down which should ...
... we took pictures of them, had lunches next to them, went swimming, did some sunbathing and played football.
The ride in between was sometimes a little shaky due to the gravel path. Moreover, we got to know the Argentinian way of driving: they love to take deadly risks when overtaking other cars. Our two experienced drivers coped well with the Argentinian ...
... us down, but we make the turn off into the city and find a place to shelter just as the clouds release a mix of hail and rain. We sit on the porch of a little shop, having a late 2:45pm lunch, feeling so lucky once again. The rain pounds for over an hour, then turns to a heavy drizzle, but the wind keeps blowing fiercely. Finally, at 5:30pm, the afternoon thunderstorm dissipates as siesta is ending - perfect timing for us to leave our ...
... us put on our rain gear. Of course as usual it never did rain the whole day.
This winding road was like another one of Argentina's wonderful race tracks. It was just so smooth and the curves were just right for about 70mph riding. We stopped a few times at scenic places along the way to take photos. Finally we turned off and headed North on the route 234 to San Martin de Los Andes where we were booked to have lunch.
As soon as ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet