Hotel Felipe II
Travel Blogs from Cordoba
... life takes off your head. I want to sleep in the park but I just took out two atm withdrawals. Seems safe. Hmm. People let their dogs off the chain to play with other dogs. Surrounded by dogs. Not a cliche! I walked into a shop for a take away coffee. He walked me to the next shop spoke Spanish for me and got me a coffee, cafe with cream. Love it. Treated with kindness I have been on these travels. Water flows from artistic monuments on their own private hilltops. The water ...
... because of the history and continuing issue with Malvinas and England. Interesting. We also learnt a little more about Argentina's history at the memorial for the military police detention centre in Cordoba. It's to honour and remember those who were taken by the dictatorship, and tortured and killed in the detention centre, or simply just disappeared. There are thousands of people who are still considered missing, presumed dead, but their families still don't know now where they ...
... 1577 and gradually inched along for a couple of centuries... obviously under the direction of multiple architects.
The Iglesia de Santa Teresa y Convento de Carmelitas Descalza de San Josť was completed in 1628 and has been a closed convent for Carmelite nuns ever since.
I found a restaurant nearby that wasn't closed, ate, returned to the hotel and crashed.
... are sitting in the bus station, waiting to
catch a bus to the border town with Bolivia! We hope to cross the border
tomorrow! We enjoyed Argentina, but not as much as Brazil! I suppose we
didn`t get out into rural Argentina enough + meet the proper locals,
but we found Argenina pretty expensive! Hopefully when we get to Bolivia
(which is really cheap) that we can do alot more for our money + relax
in places alot more! Looking forward to it!
... about a horror movie taking place on the grounds… Zombie Apocalypse maybe. Hungry, we left in search of our Final Destination ;-) the Estancia de Santa Catalina. This estancia was further out of town and had about a 7-mile dirt road to traverse before you would arrive. We had read in the guidebooks that a restaurant was right next door, so it seemed like the obvious choice. When we arrived, it was right in the heart of siesta, and we were discouraged to see a ...