Hotel La Candela
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... like that." Like a lot of Englishmen, he had the ability to fool you into thinking he was tolerable by making the occasional funny comment. "Well, it's none of my business. So stop telling me about it." "Fine fine. Remind me - are you working tonight, then?" "No, I'm off tonight." The bar was empty and quiet with the sounds of the guests outside leaking in. The Englishman, who's name was Nigel, was looking at the liquor bottles behind the counter. "Look, I hate to ...
... 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 ...
... composed of tarmac
b. almost completely lacking in potholes and fallen rocks
c. long and straight
d. well marked and sign-posted
e. almost entirely free of traffic.
So Jill drove just over 100 miles to Salta, a reasonably large city in northern Argentina, before we set off again for Cafayate, one of the countries many wine-producing areas. Unfortunately, the road deteriorated once more and the Red Burrito suffered a series of ...
... types of shops, on the streets, restaurants sell them per 10 or 12, .. They are like meat pastries, also have veggie ones. Very nice mostly. Went to some place where there were lots of locals and ate a lomito which was a french bread with thin slice of steak, eggs, cheese, tomatoe, .. Got chips (papas) with it. It was quite nice, very filling! Lost the other guys after I went to the museum, it was amazing there, with 3kids they found in the mountains that were mummified ...
... lovely people. In fact I think it is the people that make this country so special. They are gentle, kind and make such an effort with you. We have had such interesting conversations with Argentines we have met; it is funny to hear the inside story on Christina and the corruption and dirty dealings that keep her in power. Everyone we spoke to hates her! But aside from its dodgy politicians, Argentina is awesome and you should all visit! We may well be back one ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet