Catalinas Park Hotel
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Multilingual staff
- High-speed internet in room
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... as "saguaro". To our surprise and delight, we were forced to stop the car due to a herd of wild llamas crossing the road. Looking up, we noticed many of theses llamas foraging in the hills around the road and drinking from the stream.
The road then descended from this high desert area down into the Calchaqui Valley, where we began to see the vibrant colors of the canyon walls for the first time. As we came to the valley floor, we noticed ...
... that's pretty good going.
Overnight stop on the coast at Iquique and we find even just an arbitrarily picked stop to be pleasant. Nice coastline and we have a wander into the old centre of town - lots of English and Irish influence, old wooden houses from times of prosperity in the late 1800's and a neat little main square. The central European look has given way to a more European look so we're not stared at and ...
... some dinner (our Spanish is slowly improving!) and then had a lot of fun standing on the roof of the hostel watching a massive thunderstorm roll in. We got quite wet, but it was worth it!
The next morning we hit the town to see the main sights. In Rosario this consists of a small Cathedral, a pedestrian shopping street, a small park and the monument to the flag. This pretty colossal building houses the remains of General Belgrano, one of ...
... to go and see is closed for refurbishment. Typical.
I call it a day and go back to the hostel to wait out the weather. Everyone else has had the same odea, and although the hand ball players arent back, it still feels busy. This is good. It means we end up playing cards all night and drinking red wine.
I sleep very well.
I took the 10am bus on the 31st to Tafi del Valle, the town being at 2,000m above sea level so cold at night! The bus journey from Tucuman along the Ruta 307 is really spectacular, travelling steadily upwards along a winding road in a lush valley with waterfalls.
I had booked into an Estancia for a couple of nights in my own room (!), paying nearly 4 times the price of a ...