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... 8217;t set up when we got there. So we had a bit of a look
at what was available as we headed back towards our place. Fortunately the
Jesuit church was now open and it was worth the trouble with a very unusual
ceiling which was shaped and looked like the hull of a boat. We decided to
again have tea at the hostel as it had a kitchen and we were too stuffed from
all our walking to go out again.
... 13 strangers, to come up to La Bolsa and share a traditional Argentine asado with them.
Technically, an asado is a glorified barbecue; several types of meat are grilled on a giant parilla and then passed around to all of the guests. There are specific types and cuts of meat that are served in a particular order and they are to be eaten and enjoyed over the course of a few hours. The carne most ...
... very nice scenery. We also paid a visit (an expensive one!) to the Che Guevara house museum. Set inside Ernesto Guevara's family home (he acquired the famous nickname "Che" only later on in his life when the Cubans he hung out with named him after the Argentine interjection "che" that he so commonly used) and the site where he spent most of his childhood, it chronicles the life of the Argentine Marxist revolutionary from his humble early days to ...
... I’m not sure I’d like to get accustomed to, although it’s less abrasive if consumed with very large quantities of Coke!
Post-lunch we headed for the ‘Museo Casa del "Che"’, a museum based in Ernesto ‘Che’ Guevara’s childhood home. Once again in search of the famous Alta Gracia air, Che’s family moved to the town in 1932 with hopes of a cure for Che’s asthma. With ...
... they have a swimming pool and a sunroof to have a beer and relax. The first night I met this other guy from Quebec also travelling all over the continent. But what was interesting is how he got there… you can check his blog also on travelpod. His user id is: terredeshommes. Anyways the ...