Howard Johnson Hotel & Casino Rio Cuarto
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... over to sit down and leave the man standing.....now you understand that her chosen name was appropriate!!!
Anywho, on a positive note, Liliana and Albert have invited me to their house for lunch which is lovely so, I have some more amazing Argentinean friends and I survived the entire conversation and journey in Spanish......wohoo!!!!
So, that's all really for my quiet week.......will fill you in on this weeks escapades later!!
... or interesting than the enormous gothic churches of the Catholic missions seen in other countries. As far as events and activities go, Cordoba is supposed to have a great nightlife due to the large number of univeristy students, but that is only if you can stay up that late.
The Argentine schedule is even more different than the one I had become accustomed to in the northern countries. Upon waking ...
... br> The next day Crag and I went to Jesus Maria, an hour out of the city, to visit the National Jesuit Museum, which was home to one of the more famous Jesuit Missions in the 1600’s and now it is a World Heritage Site. The museum was interesting, but the town was all shut up and a bit eerie, so once we’d looked around we hoped back on a bus to Cordoba, ready to catch yet another overnight bus that evening!
... of a local bus which was on it's way to a nearby town (in the south-west) called Alta Gracia.
Alta Gracia was the childhood home of Ernesto "Che" Guevera, a revolutionary who became friends with Fidel Castro and has been immortalised in the icnonic "viva revolution" image. Quickly search "viva revolution" on google images if you don't know what I'm on about!
After having a ...
Back in December, I had a nice dinner in Buenos Aires with my cousins and my aunt Diane who works with her husband Herve in the wine industry in Mendoza. I mentioned then that I was really interested in working in an estancia in Argentina with the famous gauchos (cow-boy equivalent). Following this dinner, Herve and Diane put me in touch with one of their friend, Gustavo, who manages an estancia (ranch equivalent) close to Rio Cuarto, province of Cordoba.