Hotel del Dique
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... Salta for one night only. He let us straight in, the boys had to pay 60 pesos each for a bottle of champagne each and Ami and I were let off the entry fee. Happy days! Everyone was very happy and we danced the night away! We got to sleep at about 7am after Ami performed her brushing teeth dance and Scott walked into the door a few times. The next day Andy was too tired to join us so Ami, Kelsey, Charlotte, Scott, Russ and I headed to Jujuy, with the final destination being ...
... This valley is Unesco World Heritage listed as there are a spectrum of vivid colours in the mineral rock formations. The valley colours change constantly, from shades of creamy white to rich, deep reds. There are a number of indigenous, picturesque towns within the valley and our first stop off for pictures is a little place called Purmamarca. It lies under the Cerro de los Siete Colores (Hill of Seven Colors), a jagged rock formation. ...
... across the valley. Lots of fun and a great way to appreciate the views.
The last line took us over the campsite where some of the group squirted us with water before we landed. The rest of the night was relaxing as we had all chipped in to buy ingredients for a BBQ dinner. Chicken, chorizo sausage, steaks, salad and new potatoes made for a delicious end to the ...
... br> On September 14, we drove out of town and wondered what the traffic was all about. It was thousands, I mean thousands, of pilgrims walking into town. Each group lead by a banner and icons, some pushed wheelchairs and strollers, all escorted by SAG vehicles and policia. We were 30 km out of town and they were still coming. We stuck our heads out the windows to cheer them on, honked and waved in support, just in awe of these people.
... day we thought we should actually do something so we headed up Cerro San Bernardo Hill. It's a nice wee cable car to the top with some lovely views. We had a small packed lunch sitting in the sun followed by a beer at the cafe. Afterwards we took the walk down through the water features. A nice relaxing way to spend the day.
Wanting to try out a new adventure we signed up to a half day of horse riding with a company ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet