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... the 4 hour tour with some great insider knowledge on the ancient city and itīs heritage. From an unfinished church that the priests were too proud to admit was incomplete (allegedly the architect left out a spire to reflect on the imperfection of man.. coincidence that the work stopped in 1929 when all foreign investment dried up??) to some of the oldest colonial buildings in South America (400 years!). The guideīs father had fought in the Falkands, he ...
... the shop keep I wanted to take it. But the shop keep told me to wait a minute.
Next thing, a chubby old Argentina man comes out and starts speaking to me in prefect English. He asked me where I was from and what happened to my old camera, etc. Then he said to me, "Look, electronics here in Argentina are very expensive and $1,800 is to much for a camera". He told me to come back later as they might have a second hand camera for me. I left the shop feeling ...
... students.......well, it's at this point that the driver decides to f*&k with my day! As usual, I handed him some money and requested my ticket....to my dismay, he decided to speak to me.....in Spanish......now, although my Spanish is improving, I like to choose not only the topics but also the conditions in which I speak and this, my friends, did not meet any of the criteria!
My initial reaction was 'WTF?'....have I got on the wrong bus?......have I given ...
Hola from Cordoba,
So we arrived safely in Cordoba after a very comfortable overnight bus from Salta. Cordoba is the second largest city in Argentina with a population of 1.3 million.
We found the city not to be as pretty as Salta as it had lots of nice plazas with bars and cafes etc. Cordoba was a big city, very busy with modern shopping centres.
The first ...
... ready to start our 5 day road trip that would take us up into Bolivia and see the end of our time in Argentina and the first 4 weeks of our travels.
It's been a very brief update but this blog sight tracks everywhere we go so I'm giving each place its own episode. Never fear though dear readers, the next one is full of some awesome experiences and is only days away!
Good night, sleep tight!
Tom n Bri