- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... weather! We were off on a trip to Alta Gracia, the town where Che Guevara lived as a young boy. He was born in Rosario, Argentina, but his family moved to Alta Gracia (a small town near Cordoba) in the hope that the drier climate would help his asthma. Our first stop was a Jesuit mission which was interesting but we knew we would be seeing more interesting examples later on in the Misiones area of Argentina and also ...
... us in a bit of the firing line for flying debris. Luckily neither of us got hit but we did see a guy getting strethed off to the ambulance, either from a rock impact or he fell out a tree.
At about 10:30 there was an intermission where the cars went and drove a different stage nearby which gave us about 4 hours to have some lunch, and find another prime viewin spot while the crowd diversed. We walked through the crowd of serious campers who had all brought their asado along ...
... packs all ready to go we discussed what might be going on when Virginia tells us to get inside the house, to hide passports, money, computers, etc. as there was a
possibility the house would be targeted. We go inside and watch the news unfold, finding out the city’s police had gone on strike demanding a 52% pay rise, resulting in anarchy. Looting, violence, riots and fires broke out – a couple of people were killed, so we stayed put for one more night until the ...
... embrace the day. We didn't feel too bad though as we were early risers in comparison to the sleepy residents of Salta on a Sunday morning. We set off to sort various admin out and to find cheaper accommodation than our very over-priced hotel the night before. Mission accomplished it was time to explore. We had read that Salta has most of the oldest and the best preserved colonial buildings in Argentina. We weren't disappointed as we strolled around the ...
Arriving in Argentina, I experienced a mild reverse culture shock, being confronted with the modernity of comfortable transportation and roads, cars that stop at pedestrian crossings and generally everything being cleaner and more efficient (times and prices are set). In the small part of Argentina I visited, I've found it hard to define traditional and indigenous customs that had been so distinct elsewhere. There is an ambigious blend of european and south american in a ...