Backpacker's City

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


A travel blog entry by saralouisekelly


I arrived in the city 27 hours after leaving the wetlands, so was very tired. That didn't stop me however in the afternoon from climbing 1021 steps to view the city! Along the route were places of worship where people placed candles and read out ...

Beautiful Salta

A travel blog entry by bignatiev


... but after a few local beers and a visit to the archaelogical museum that had a perfectly preserved 400yo Inca mummy we forgot all about that. Again the city gave off the feel of the vibrant yet laid back Argentinian culture - people who clearly had some place to be, but were in no rush to get there. The main square (Nueve de Julio) was always bustling with schoolkids, couples, trabajadores and revolutionaries alike (see photos). On my second ...

More border crossing

A travel blog entry by missb_mrmoo


... had one less day in Salta and an extra day in San Pedro de Atacama instead. Unfortunately Salta is where we had our worst meal to date and it highlighted our guides inability to act accordingly. Whilst our group was at a restaurant, highly recommended by our guide, Josh ordered grilled chicken with mustard sauce. The first time it came out not only was it cold but the mustard sauce was in fact melted cheese sauce, so we sent it back to be rectified, ...

Road Trip!!!!!

A travel blog entry by spikidle


... a selection of wines if you dont have time to visit all the wineries. YOu can try from a selection of different tasting menus with 5 or 6 wines in each or buy many of them by the glass Cost: We had two glasess which cost 50 pesos in total. hink most of the tasting menus were around the same price. El Refugio,  Humahuaca: A nice place about two blocks from the main square. The quiona dishes including deserts are fabulous Cost: 2 mains and two deserts cost 137 pesos.   ...

Who'll stop the rain...

A travel blog entry by bryanoboyle


20mins rain lead to brutal flooding...we were stuck in the station waitinf for things to calm sign of a taxi but we soon realised why when we went outside...the water had risen to our it was bag on back and wade through the pool for 30mins to get to our hostel

the place was basic but grand as we were off early in ...


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