Hotel Colonial Salta
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We took the shorter length bus from cafayate to salta and found there were no direct buses from salta to mendoza. Should have gone to Tucuman... so we spent 2days, 1 night in salta and enjoyed it. I had my best meal of the trip at Viejo Jack, basically a shish-ka-bob with huge slices of steak. Really not much to say here. If we had stayed longer we would have done a tour or excursion.
... why is it on the menu?" "That's the lunch menu," I said "You can get that at one o'clock." She looked at her watch. "It's twelve o'clock." "Right. The kitchen switches to lunch in an hour." "That is stupid," she shook her head. "Whatever,what do you have?" "Anything on the breakfast menu here." "Give me chicken kebabs with salad," said the man. "That's the lunch menu." "Is everything we want lunch? Is that the way it ...
... we were at Purmamarca. A lovely small town which effectively relied on tourism to fund it's existence. A market circled around the tiny main square and once again we were engulfed by locals who tired desperately to suck us all in. Our tour continued further into the mountains through the towns of Tilcara and lastly Huamuacha. The Huamuacha valley is stunning, with millions of cacti spreading across the mountains. We were led ...
... it down a second time to have a mixture of empanadas, saltenanas and junkyard. All delicious with a tomato and chilli salsa that I asked to be refilled 3 times.much to the amusement of the owner. We visited the museum del belles artes and enjoyed a couple of hours wandering through an exhibition by Maria martadell an Argentinean artist who used psychedelic colours. Upstairs there were more Argentinean artists including more Berni though on a smaller scale than the malba in BA. ...
... the winding road, we stop at various places along the way to admire the views which are amazing. Eventually we reach arguably the most scenic part of the route the Quebrada de las Flechas ( the ravine of arrows) where the rocks have been formed by erosion into arrowhead shapes. We climb up to a mirador to take in the views and take some photographs of this incredibly beautiful but barren landscape. It is now late afternoon so we press on to Cafayate to find a place to stay ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking