Howard Johnson Sierras Hotel & Casino

198 Av Velez Sarfiel, Alta Gracia, Province of Cordoba, Central Argentina, X5186JDD, Argentina | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Alta Gracia

Che and the Jesuits

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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It might be considered a toss-up as to which of Alta Gracia's two main attractions are of most interest to its many visitors - Che Guevara or the Jesuits. For us there was no question, as we just happened to arrive in the small, colonial mountain town during "Che Week 2005" - immediately apparent due to the profusion of red and black banners of the …

A day in the life of

A travel blog entry by cracka


... structure meeting in the centre of this public area. The first feature is a dog with four breasts giving life milk to two human suckling babies. The head of the dog juts out of the piece. The second feature is bland, overarching concrete blocks soaking in a pool and flowing like the others to meet in the merky green heart of the plaza. When I get back to the hostel Bruno is out the front. He sees me, laughs and starts doing a nightwalker/zombie walking motion. It was exactly how I ...

Te Abrazo con el Fervor Revolucionario

A travel blog entry by abbeyking


... does not because it was time to go romp around Che's old stomping grounds. Ernesto "Che" Guevara was a communist revolutionary in Latin America in the 1960s. After being Fidel Castro's right hand man in Cuba for a few years, Che headed to the Congo to incite a revolution. Unsuccessful for a variety of reasons, he then returned home to South America and tried to begin the revolution in Bolivia, where he was eventually killed by U.S. soldiers. But before all that, he was just an ...

Che Guevara's Hometown

A travel blog entry by chrisfox93


... and Che moved here at a young age from Buenos Aires to help with his asthma. The town itself was also pretty, with parks and a beautiful central plaza. It really was special to get a glimpse into the normal life of such an iconic figure. I also had the pleasure of listening to a woman talk for two hours on a bus to me about everything possible in life - a great chance for my spanish but tiring after a ...

Outskirts of Cordoba: The Sierras Chicas

A travel blog entry by alexennis269


... and an annoying quantity of their droppings (it's difficult to walk one day in BA without narrowly avoiding stepping in dog ****!).

However La Cumbre was in a league of its own. Home to the rich Cordobans who can afford a country home away from the city, it has many beautiful houses with large gardens and plenty of outdoor space. This seems to make it the ideal location for having dogs and sure enough every single house is teeming with ...


This hotel, located on 198 Av Velez Sarfiel, Alta Gracia, is near Manzana Jesuítica (Jesuit Square), El Paseo Buen Pastor, and Plaza San Martin.
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