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out to be a day of disappointments. We walked up to the minibus station to
catch one to the nearby town of Alta Gracia. The bus was of course half an hour
late leaving but we were not pressed for time. We arrived at the town expecting
it to be a small village but instead it was a very sizable place. We stayed on
the bus until it reached its final destination which was the ...
After checking out of the hotel we had a bit of a dilemma as to what to do next. It was a toss up between heading back to cordoba or heading to a little town called alta gracia to visit the house that che guevara grew up in. After consideration we decided to catch the bus to alta gracia, we had nothing else to do and we had already seen cordoba, plus it was only 30 minutes away.
When we arrived in alta gracia, we checked if there were any buses leaving to mendoza but as ...
Alta Gracia, meaning "the highest grace" is another little town deep in the hills of Cordoba. What is to be found there is a rather strange assortment: an old Jesuit estancia, Che Guevara's childhood home, and an apparition of the Virgin Mary. Naturally, I was most excited for the Che museum (sorry Mom), so I threw on my best communist-red shoes and we headed out.
Visiting the estancia first, it should've been a quiet, quick walk through the few museum exhibits in the old ...
... probably won't be surprised to know that I took second place), playing the guitar and singing, practicing our tango steps, teaching each other insults and slang in our respective languages, and of course, devouring the meal. It was a beautiful day and perhaps the best introduction we could've had to the infamous Argentine hospitality. It's hard to miss home when it feels as though you've spent the day with some long lost ...
... one to make sure that at least this night, we were able to try the cerveza, which incidentally was all German. We used this first night as a chance to get to the site as opposed to sampling all the goods. We made our way to a local, price-inflated-by-the-festival restaurant and had a expensive and ever so average meal. Nevertheless, it was good to be together and reminisce about our travels. The following day we headed to La Cumbrecita ...
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