Backpacker's City

Address: Alvarado 751, Salta, Province of Salta, Northern Argentina, ., Argentina | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Salta

CV day

A travel blog entry by hils80 on Apr 17, 2015

... was starving. Went to room and scoffed some crackers with dulce de leche. The Irish couple heading for empanadas and empanadas market. Typical I was actually feeling quite full but wanted to get out for a while. 2 others came with us too. Kept ordering more but think cheese was best, corn one was rank! Walked back and went in supermarket and got done curl cream ...


A travel blog entry by kteam on Dec 31, 2014

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... with its quaint squares and pretty churches including a big pink Basilica on the main plaza.
It was also very apparent that they didn't care too much for the police as we found a cambio man right outside the main bank giving good rates not a couple of metres from 3 cops.
With more pesos in hand it was time to explore the town which lasted all of about 15 minutes before heat and hunger took its toll, instead it was time to explore the ...

When Things Go Wrong!...and other tales of woe!

A travel blog entry by nickjackets on May 01, 2014

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... it.I am having to get used to sightseeing with political undertone!

Back to Salta! It sits on an important trading route onwards to Peru and Bolivia.Since its origin in 1581 it has acted as a “Caravanserai” or “half-way stop” strategically laying on level land and beside a river,it was the ideal place for traders to rest,before hitting the difficult Humahuaca Gorge. The small town then began to grow further as important minerals were found ...

Day 53 on route to Argentina

A travel blog entry by elliotgamble on Nov 07, 2013

... bad and after queuing they just waved us through. They didn't check anything other than passports. We could have all sorts with us and brought it through the boarder. We were now officially in Argentina and about time too. Bolivia is nothing special but we had heard wonderful things about Argentina. We located the bus terminal and made our way there, on our arrival we had our first contact with the Argentinian black market. ...

Amo a Bolivia

A travel blog entry by rowannewman on Jun 10, 2013

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... to the terrace of the hostel which had a great view overlooking the street parade. The afternoon gets a little hazy, free shots were given out after the Champions League Final, the Swiss couple left and I stayed with Olivier and Manuel. Highlight, hot tub at 2am at 4000m with the Aussie girls! glad I stayed for it! With a chronic hangover I set off East to Santa Cruz. Enjoyed the warm tropical morning air as the bus stopped for breakfast, reminded me a bit of Central ...

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