Hotel Carlos V
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... half-hour or so. It was a comfortable car that fit us and our luggage very well. We planned to return it after a week of driving to Salta, perhaps 300 kilometers to the north.
We drove off in the rented minivan to find our hotel, which took some time and wrong turns as I got used to the offline GPS app I had downloaded for my smartphone, but we arrived at a pleasant, modern hotel in the middle of the small city. Zina and I first check that the ...
Conor: We started off our journey out of CC Pellegini with an actual car trip! Exciting! We had about 8 hours to get to know our new friends Manuel and Veronique both of whom were very well travelled people with excellent English. We spent time talking about all sorts of things, from the different types of Argentinean music, the joys of travelling, Argentinean politics, the life a golf instructor and god knows what else! We passed through the uniformly flat part ...
I took the 10am bus on the 31st to Tafi del Valle, the town being at 2,000m above sea level so cold at night! The bus journey from Tucuman along the Ruta 307 is really spectacular, travelling steadily upwards along a winding road in a lush valley with waterfalls.
I had booked into an Estancia for a couple of nights in my own room (!), paying nearly 4 times the price of a ...
... arid landscape and over the Infiernillo Pass at 3040m with some spectacular views. In Quilmes there are some impressive ruins. You can see an intricate web of walls bulit into the mountain side, where 5000 members of a Diaguita tribe lived, resisting the Inca and then the Spanish domination. As a last stop on the way back we visited some Jesuit ruins de San Josť del Monte de los Indios in ...
... onto me
from the electric panel above my head! As it turned out, the
precipitation had been so heavy that the entire length of the bus'
overhead electrics had flooded and a few people started their days in
The rain was incessant, causing rivers on almost every road, often
rivers of red mud that had been washed down from nearby hills. We made
it to our hostel without too much soaking but the outlook for our
proposed trip to the ...