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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
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... so far we have tried Yerba Mate a national drink ( tea,coffee,Coco) combined sort of thing) we have seen people drinking it and wanted to know what it was and now we know. I think we are the only ones here so service has been extra special, the views from the dinning room are great and we have them all to ourself . Tonight's dinner was a big thumbs up, lamb stew, bbq goat and chicken, salad lots of condiments so very full but yum. Now it's a time for coffee and then big bear syndrome ...
... Then, to my surprise, I realised the the toilet came equipped with toilet paper. For the last two months in Bolivia I'd been carrying a roll everywhere I went in my handbag because no toilets (not even those in restaurants or hostels) had paper in them. Finally, I could live life without a roll of paper in my bag. Even more exciting: there was soap at the sink. A tear came to my eye.
In all other non-toilet ways, Argentina is much ...
... the last days of the old year in Tilcara, a very picturesque village a few hours from the border and nestled in the beautiful Quebrada de Humahuaca, a series of colorful canyons and valleys that are very similar to Cafayate, the place where we spent Christmas. After walking around for an hour looking for a decent place to sleep, we ended up in a very nice guesthouse with a beautiful view of the surroundings; another gem discovered by chance, and for some strange reason for the ...
... our limbs ached... it was funny how a few days of mountain climbing could leave young and relatively fit people so destroyed! We were beat but very happy!!
Also have to mention that the culture of this area is another major attraction. Everywhere strange images and art with devils and night-marescapes, carvings of horny demon heads- scary but extremely interesting! In the evenings we were in the pena which is a tavern/restaurant ...
... here have not quite managed the same, most of them with dreadlocks, garish trousers and sensible knitwear, wielding pan pipes. We feel very main-stream in comparison. Otherwise, there's nothing to report-- we spent the last few hours of sunlight reading and chatting to the hostel workers who were cutting their hair in the kitchen, before tumbling into bed for a very welcome early ...