Backpacker's City

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

Crying over Bill Nighy, mummies and life on Mars!

A travel blog entry by woodywanderlust on Oct 04, 2015

78 photos

... The steps follow the Christian 'Stations of the Cross'... So the Passion of Christ, Jesus's last few days before being nailed to the cross and resurrecting to life. So at each hairpin bend, there is a little shrine with a picture of that particular station of the cross... About two thirds of the way up, I was so tempted to kneel at one of them and ask God to just teleport me to the top and spare me more steps... "How many Argentine Pesos will it take?" I ...

Salta, Argentina - July 21 to 24

A travel blog entry by drendell on Jul 21, 2015

97 photos

... which are leaves that help with altitude sickness. The Coca plant is native to western South America and plays a significant role in traditional Andean culture. It was legalised in 1989 and when chewed, acts as a mild stimulant and suppresses hunger, thirst, pain and fatigue.

There were several stops throughout the journey to take photos and learn more about our surroundings. Much of the scenery before our first stop was desert-like and I wondered how anyone could live ...


A travel blog entry by jo_and_chris on Oct 26, 2014

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Salta's great. A relatively painless bus ride and border crossing later, we arrived in Salta as the last light was fading, and were immediately surprised by the heat. Unfortunately we did not yet have any pesos, so that night we stayed in a rather unexciting hostel close to the bus terminal, with plans to find something nicer the next morning. Much closer to the centre of town we found Coloria, an amazing modern hostel with huge ...


A travel blog entry by lucasandaimz on Mar 03, 2014

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We flew from Buenos Aires to Salta and stayed in this very pretty little hotel. Salta was nice but brief. It was our first stop with the new additions to the group. We have now been joined by 3 English, 2 Norwegian, 1 Irish, 1 Romanian and 1 French Canadian, I'm sure we will mention them all in their own right later in the blog as we get to know them. Our new ...

Salta and North West Argentina

A travel blog entry by candcthai on Sep 05, 2013

31 photos

... small town/large village which has a very pretty plaza surrounded by white buildings including a small church which is standing room only on Sunday morning. We stop for a quick lunch of empanadas before heading of in search of a place to stay. We drive about 10 kms out of town to Finca la Paya, a beautiful place we stayed at on our last visit. Unfortunately it was closed. Worse, although it still seemed to be operating as a hotel, it did seem to have decline somewhat and ...

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