Hotel Solar de la Plaza
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... in such a scenic setting. In fact, the city's nickname is La Linda, or, "The Pretty One." (It was also nice to be rewarded with clear, sunny views after our overcast time in Rio.) After spending the morning at the top, we descended to the picturesque Parque San Martin, where we rented a paddleboat and pedaled around the lovely little lake with the ducks. We then posted up at a restaurant well in advance of kickoff of the World Cup final. We ...
... of police lined up with some Romans wandering around and someone who looked like Jesus laying on the floor. Intrigued, we went over to see what was going on. It seemed we had stumbled across a re-enactment of the crucifixion, complete with whipping and fake blood. Jesus had to drag a cross through the streets whilst being followed by most of the city it seemed. As hundreds of people sang in Spanish, the procession moving towards the sun setting behind ...
So here we are, at last.
I often had heard a lot about how good was the North and I was really excited.
I finally didn't spend long around Mendoza which means more possible time in the North, nice.
I had lots of names in mind, lots of tips taken from locals, travellers, friends, etc. I was prepared for it. My ideal plan was to find people to rent a car for few days as this is not the always the most accessible part in ...
... neopolitan ice cream after Helen had been at it, I.e. no chocolate. After a mission to withdraw cash all over the town we unashamedly had a McDonald's and that night went to a nice restaurant for our last Argentinian slab of meet and bottle of wine! We met a nice group at the hostel, played pool with only a few balls and some wooden sticks and ate enchiladas. After a few games of cards Dee went to ...
So it turns out that it is harder to get to Bolivia than I thought, or at least takes longer. One option from Asuncion is to go northwest through the Paraguayan and Bolivian Chaco to Santa Cruz, but the Bolivian side is unpaved and it is a 24 hour bus ride. Instead, I decided to go via Salta, Argentina. To get to Salta from Asuncion, I first had to go to Resistencia, Argentina, which according to Lonely ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center