La Merced del Alto
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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... even smaller town with some old Inca ruins. Unfortunately the ruins were closed due to an unofficial Independence Day (celebrated in the region due to battles caught in this area). Were were a little disappointed and were instead given free time to explore the town centre. Wandering up the Main Street we happened upon a parade full of school students and council men in full costumes and uniforms. The streets were crowded with people. Some little kids running ...
Strikingly beautiful scenery.
Picked up at hostel and drove south through the Lerma valley and some of the small pueblos on the outskirts. Into the Los Cordones national park. Through a coloured gorge and lots of cloudforest before climbing the Cuesto del Obispo a switchback road cut into the side of a mountain (and which was swathed in cloud on the way ...
... There is a lot of poverty in South America, a big divide between rich and poor, as there is in many places in the world today, but I am constantly amazed by the resilience of some people, and the kindness of others. In all the 'posh' cafés around the square there were people selling their wares, moving between tables, selling coca leaves ( should we have tried it?) or cleaning shoes, but they were never moved on by the waiters. ...
... pretty much they were saying that we would not make it there for at least 4-5 hours! So with this new information we made the smart decision to head back to Salta! It was a massive shame that we couldn't see Cafayate, but as Kristy would say... "The safe way is the only way!!!" :)... Also, Sarah the Irish girl I met in Mendoza was arriving that night so when I got back to the hostel, we went out for ...
... se volvían locos cuando veían llegar hasta 5 buses de la misma compañía y nadie sabía cual debía coger.
Al final, descubrimos cuál era el nuestro, y nos llevaron a Salta, mi primer destino en Argentina, a donde llegamos a las 11.30 de la noche. Sabíamos que el hostal estaba cerca, pero aún asi intentamos tomar un taxi porque estábamos muy cansados. El problema fue que ningún taxi nos llevaba porque estaba muy cerca! Unos 10 min a pie, con las mochilas, y 25 horas ...