Altos de Balcarce Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... somewhat odd Austrian guy who clung to us most of the day because he didn’t speak any Spanish, but except for that everything went as planned. We got off the bus just as the minibus for Jesus, the least visited of the two missions, was about to leave and so we decided to go there first. This meant half an hour on an empty countryside road in a little minibus with only locals. Thankfully, we were finally in a country where we could speak and understand the language.
... relaxing, slow paced drive. I had read about an abandoned railway depot at a “ghost town” called Alemania, and I wanted to check it out. I eventually saw a sign to exit and I turned into the “town”. At one time, there were plans to extend a railway down to Cafayate, but hard times hit during World War 1, and the project was abandoned at Alemania. Of all the bizarre things, in 2010 an American horror film was shot here, ...
... dried and are incredibly well preserved. They are now kept at the museum in Salta in meticulously controlled conditions: in air at minus twenty degrees Celcius, which is maintained at a precise humidity. They are exposed to very little light. The children (a boy and girl of 6 and 7 and a 15-year-old young lady) take turns to be displayed to the public. The younger girl was on display today. It was bizarre to gaze into the unmistakably human face of a child ...
Went for a walk round town this morning, and to the bus station to see what the prices are to La Quaica (the border town with Bolivia) - 190 pesos. I spent the next few hours reading beside the hostel pool and swimming. In the evening, Pat (Aus), Clare (Brit), Henry (USA) and Anna (Austria) went for dinner and a couple of drinks in the 'party district' of ...
Lake Titicaca, Peru- Cafayate, Argentina
It's so hard to keep track of all the amazing things I’ve experienced these last few weeks! And since Bolivia is a black hole for wifi and the internet it’s been awhile since I’ve been able to spend more than 5 mins on reliable internet! After Machu Picchu we continued south along Peru to Lake Titicaca- the highest navigable lake in the world. It is 120km long and 70k wide and is has hundreds of islands, both natural ...