Travel Blogs from Cordoba
Fans of our witterings will know that our arrival in Cordoba was earlier than we expected, after a a speedy exit from San Juan. We only had two days here, but oh boy what did we pack in. So we went for a walk around the city, it's Argentina's second largest city, though it didn't really feel that crowded, not nearly as much as Buenos Aires, and it was all easily walkable. There was a fair bit going on there though; on our first day we had to awkwardly walk through a ...
... and use their Wi Fi. I was grateful for that.
I had planned to take an overnight bus from Córdoba to my next stop, Cafayate. But like the old joke that you can't get there from here, you can't go from Córdoba to Cafayate. So I'm taking an overnight bus to San Miguel de Tucumán, then from Tucumán I get another bus to Cafayate.
... to see a really good film, in english! That passed a few hours! We
got ourselves some take away lunch + took ourselves to the central park,
where we watched the world go by! It started to get cold, so we headed
back to the hostel for the remainder of the time before catching the bus
We arrived in Salta early the next morning! We got breakfast in the bus
station before getting a taxi to our hostel! Checked in we headed
... way, as well as play lookout for the bicyclists, mopeds, and traffic signals. Yes, traffic signals. As I am focusing on the gears and the bus that was cutting me off, I had missed that the traffic light had turned red. That is until Jessica shouted “Red”.
Relief met me as I merged onto the relatively empty highway. I floored our ferocious Ford Ka and… nothing really happened for the next ten seconds. Our speed slowly crept up to ...
... was that, Cordoba only got one day in our hectic schedules, but it was such an enjoyable day it definitely rates up there as one of our favourite places so far.
The next day we went to the airport to catch a plane to Tucuman, Bri had managed to find some really cheap flights so instead of facing a 12 hour bus ride, we had a 45 minute flight. When we came out of the departure lounge we realised why the flight was so cheap... it was a sardine can with wings ...