Travel Blogs from Salta
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This post is a tad bit delayed now that our one month mark has passed by a few days but I can't believe it has gone by so quickly! In a month we have seen and done so much! Also I have lost: -a scarf -a pair of shoes -a fleece (though I'm convinced this was stolen) -my appetite for ham and cheese - a fully functioning liver -my patience ...
Got picked up from our hostel bright and early at 7am to go on our tour to Cafayate. This is a big wine region and we were to pass through some small traditional villages and impressive landscapes too. Our guide, Eduardo, was fun and told us some interesting stuff along the way.
After leaving the Salta's valley, we began passing through a spectacular gorge. Apparently the whole area East of the Andes used to be under the sea many many years ago, so we saw plenty ...
... rapids and gave as good as we got in the water battles.
The rapids were awesome and such an adrenaline rush and with the help of Julio we were able to do some tricks while going down some including 360s and bouncing off rocks. We had such a blast. The scenery was also amazing – the rock formations were a geologist’s wet dream and we went past some 65 million year old fossils. We also saw a pair of condors soaring high above the cliffs. The journey ...
... private spa mezzanine and deck with mountain views, we go for late lunch.
Over lunch we discuss the status of the radio repair and options, such as flying with a handheld radio.
We are all ready to be back in the plane and on our way to San Rafael. As it turns out, we have two more nights in Salta.
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking