Howard Johnson Inn Villa General Belgrano
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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We were pleased to have booked a tour today as Sunday in Cordoba is as dead as every other South American town. The tour took us to the UNESCO heritage estancias that were north of the city. Our pickup was of course late and there were only 9 on the tour. Our first stop was the town of Jesus Mary which was a small town with a large number of Italian migrants. The first estancia was the largest we saw. They were set up by the Jesuits and ...
... traditions, I even saw some Irish dancing up on the main stage, and a highlight for me was most definitely seeing hundreds of people simultaneously descend in to a raucous and enthusiastic rendition of the birdy dance! If you love beer then this is an event not to be missed, and if you love traveling then this eccentric little town is definitely worth a go for its novelty value!
... eating our lunch and taking pictures we continued our journey...knowing we were now half way so only another 45km or 3 hours travelling to go...
the next part followed winding tracks around small mountains which seemed very similar to scotland with rolling hills of heathland for miles, no trees, very little grass and just a few scattered buildings ... even some cattle and horses grazing on what little they could find, but still no more cars ...
We arrived in Cordoba Saturday morning at 7:30am and took a taxi to our hostel. We weren't able to check in when we arrived, so we hung out in the lounge until check-in at 11:30am. The overnight bus ride wasn't too bad. It was a lot better than the ones that we did in Turkey. We were even fed a pretty large dinner which was decent.
Cordoba is the second largest city in Argentina and the central part has a very colonial feel to it. There are ...
... America, things happen when they get round to it, and not when itīs scheduled.
Anyway, I have to admit falling in love with Argentina almost immediately. For starters it feels about ten times more developed and prosperous than either Bolivia or northern Chile! Overall living standards are far better. After roughing it for weeks at high altitude, Salta was a gem oasis to discover.
Making a mental note not to mention the F word in Argentina (no not that F word, ...