La Merced del Alto
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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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 ...
... know that the extra thousands of men that they saw were in fact cacti dressed in ponchos and sombreros!
The gorge has a complex geological structure that is a result of tectonic plate movements,marine sediment build up,lake and river movements.What has been left is an exposed multicolored sediment extravaganza that snakes like waves on and in the mountain sides.Lime,silicon and ferrous sulphate are just some of the many sediment build ups which look ...
... with the pressure that I am surprised it had not exploded, I think I opened it just in time! I loved being so close to the cactus, they are amazing plants which also have a love story attached! The village of Cachi was only small and when we stopped there for lunch I had goat stew which tasted very nice. The villagers harvest sugar cane and also some of the houses were drying out chillies in their back ...
Awesome day today. We had booked a tour to go wine tasting in a little town called Cafayate which is 180km from Salta and has many wineries (bodegas). Cafayate has 350 days of sunshine a year and hardly any rain, hence it's ideal for growing grapes. We were very excited as it's our first wine tasting of the trip and also would be Pete's first glass of vino in 3 months! Our guide and driver for the day, Joaquin, was ...
... as a sign of eternal friendship and proceeded to follow us all the way to the base of the hill - around 9-10 blocks. In the end we had to go into the museum to lose him, though he did follow us in there and was still outside after another 20 mins or so, but we finally managed to give him the slip and climb up to the viewpoint.
We booked ourselves onto an all day mountain bike ...