Salta Buenos Aires Apart
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... half a millennium ago. She is known as the Girl of the Lightning because she and her trove were burned by a lightning strike at some time during her years at the top of the mountain. After leaving the museum we had a slightly hurried time picking up the last of our provisions, collecting our bags from the hostel and walking to the bus station. It wasn't long before the bus arrived and we nestled ourselves into our seats at the back of the lower deck. Beyond ...
... I have done a lot of other things. Cerro San Bernado is a hill which offers great views over the city. I climbed this on my first morning as I couldn't yet check into my hostel. I almost died after climbing the 1,070 steps! I spent a day rafting the Rio (river) Juramento. It was a two hour drive through farmland and around a large lake to the starting point. The scenery and country side here is very green and lush as it is rainy season. We got two hours on the ...
... an aphrodisiac for the woman based on the quality of the men’s weaving skills. Overall we had a great day, learning new things about the differing cultures within such a small space.
Next stop was Bolivia! Luckily the border crossing only took a couple hours and we were on our way to La Paz, unluckily for us Bolivia was in the midst of an election weekend. Election weekends for us are very different to Bolivia- they go into what they call a dry law where in the ...
... I am a cynical sod or just bloody miserable but at least for this once I had some unlikely allies in the French which I am sure did wonders for the old “entente cordiale”.
Walking around the town was equally droll,the main attraction being the town central plaza which had a whitewashed church,a statue of some or other “liberator” and stall upon stall of the same “artisan” **** that can be found in every other town,but ...
... contained all the banks but they all close at half one! As it's our first day in Argentina, Pete naturally wanted a steak so we stopped at a restaurant for lunch. The steaks were good and the best bit - the beer was served in an ice bucket! To work off our lunch, we had a little walk and went to Parque San Martin, a park in the middle of the city with a little lake. Then back to the hostel for some shade and to chill for the rest of the ...