La Merced del Alto
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... a valley that was a carbon copy of the Napa Valley in California - hundreds of acres of lush vineyards surrounded by beautiful green hills. And in the center of the valley was a complex of modern houses and buildings that would be right at home in the Napa Valley as well. We had arrived at the Colome Torrontes Bodega, built in this remote part of the Calchaqui Valleys by Donald Hess, the famous Swiss Billionaire. He built a complex of school, stores and housing to accommodate the ...
The bus to Salta was still pretty awful and I only got a few hours of sleep but we arrived at around 7am. Luckily a hostel promoter was waiting at the bus stop offering free transfers to Backpacker Suites. We took up the offer and headed into town and checked in for a nap till about 11am. We awoke to the best shower and started the process of getting dressed. The six of us headed out to explore the town and walked around town to find the moped tour. After a ...
I took a day tour to Cachi and was amazed by the changing scenery. It went from forest to desert, to hundreds of cactus to mountains more than 3000 metres above sea level. We were shown how to use the cocoa leaves, by placing 10 folded in half inside your cheek. They contain different vitamins which are released by sucking on them, to help prevent altitude sickness. As we were so high my crisp packet expanded ...
... bus headed out from Corrientes the heavens opened and I watched an amazing thunderstorm in the distance with sheet and fork lighting. I did manage to get some sleep though but I think the rain continued for most of the night as it was still raining when I woke up at 6 am. Thankfully the bus got into Salta a little early but as it was raining I took a cab to the hostel. Well it was only £2.00! I checked in, got my room straight away and decided to get a ...
... anything as I knew Mark would blow his top shortly (which would be quite funny). True to form, Mark woke up, stood up and shouted 'please would you turn that down' - safe to say that nothing was lost in translation and he duly turned it town.
We arrived at La Villazon at around 5am in the freezing cold and had to wait for about 2 hours before the border opened. So as all good brits do, we queued with some pringles (the only remaining food we had). In addition to the ...