- Continental Breakfast
- Adjoining Rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... and hillsides covered with purple heather. From the wooden cottages to the fields of llamas, it felt a lot more South American. We somehow managed to befriend a dog, who accompanied us on a three-hour walk through the valley and even all the way back to the bus station.
We narrowly avoided having to go paragliding, mountain weather being fickle, but we did go on an open cable car up to a beautiful viewpoint, and Nick has just about got the circulation back in his leg ...
... stop in 12 days time when we are back in Chile. Fingers crossed it works out ok ! Also getting to grips with our onward route - gravel roads are still used pretty extensively so we have to be careful on the roads we select.
Hired a pick up on one of the days and went exploring the area. Visited the high altipano lakes of Laguna Miscanti and Miniques, the Atacama salt flats and Laguna Chaxa complete with Flamingoes and the ...
Our detour to the small city of Tucuman, just South of Salta, was a blessing in disguise. We had managed to arrive on Argentina's day of Independence, which was celebrated particularly vigorously in Tucuman, which hosted the conference that declared independence in 1816. There was a carnival athmosphere everywhere, which food sellers (Choripas, candyflous, popcorn) lining the streets and the public spaces full of people relaxing ...
... dumbfounded when we found out that our next bus ride (Tucuman to Mendoza) will end up costing us about $70 per person, which, unfortunately is still cheaper than renting a car. We knew Argentina would be much more expensive than Bolivia, but it´s proven really tough to wrap our brains around the fact that we may have to rethink our daily budget. Dang it!
As for the food: It has been so much better than what we´ve ...
... to get in. Luckily, I had some space in a very basic wagon in the middle of babies and I managed to get some sleep in between two medical intervention on people being sick. Everyone was quite tired on the second day on the train. Some guys grabbed the guitar to play some folclore and it made the atmosphere nicer and the guys from the train company even offered us some sandwiches. Six-hour late we arrived to San Miguel de Tucumán where I just passed by for the second time to take the ...