TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Covadonga Resistencia
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Before an overnight bus (!) back to Salta. That was the plan but my news at the bus station at 10pm that night was that the bus was cancelled. Two day stop over it is then (and a lot of hassle rearranging things in pigeon spanish). There's not many English speakers in Resistencia and even fewer westerners. Sunny and warm climate though and an air conditioned room - luxury on this ...
... especially the Garganta del Diablo, especially from the very wet platform above the water but 3 hours were enough if not doing tours – took almost that long getting there and back!
Forced myself out, as would much rather have stayed in the hammock but was worth it to see the sunset over the junction of the river Parana & Iguacu, which is also the border between Paraguay, Argentina and Brazil.
... the crowds on pedestrianized
San Martin – headed for the old harbour down some lovely quiet wide avenues to
the top of the bluff on which the city sensibly sits, given all the local
flooding. Down the steep cobbled hill with colonial houses down one side was
the run-down neighbourhood centred around a narrow river inlet crammed full of
mainly plastic rubbish – very clear why this area is now disused, especially
given the strong currents at the river ...
... Even though the seats were wide and super soft, it's still comforting to know that this was most likely the very last long haul bus ride of our trip.
Resistencia is the capital of the Chaco province. The city, much like the rest of Chaco does not attract tourism. The locals are darker here than in Salta, but just as friendly. The challenge though has not been getting people to open up as much as it has been understanding them. The ...
... and boarded by the border police. We obviously don't look like part of the drugs cartel as they hardly noticed we were there but checked out the locals. Ahhh we will never get there!
Finally we pull up at 9.48. Andy sprints to the ticket desk and I get the bags ready to hold the bus up. But just as I get the bags the bus pulls away. Foiled! But hang on the lady is selling Andy the tickets. It wasn't our bus. Our ...