La Merced del Alto
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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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 ...
... here. Upon arrival, we decided to explore the city. Like all South American towns, the Plaza del Armas plays a central role in the city's main attractions. Cafés, bars, museums and churches line the streets of the plaza. After a bite for breakfast we decided to head to a supermarket to get our supplies for the week. Along the way we passed through the Sunday markets, past more old churches and buildings and groups of the older generation sipping on their cups of ...
... stories in Spanish and the rest of us just tried to keep up. After lunch we climbed back up on our horses in high spirits! Another English girl joined us so the five of us began the afternoon trek. We got to do much more trotting and some more galloping. We saw some new trails though including one following along a creek. My horse still wanted to bite me but by this time I had great love for my bitey horse with no ...
Here we were in Argentina, the land of large, rambling estancias (ranches), handsome gauchos (cowboys), and spirited horses (spirited horses). A trip to Argentina would not be complete without going horseback riding. We went into a tour agency and asked for suggestions. The agent handed us a brochure for Sayta Ranch, assured us the horses were well trained, the food, excellent and the accommodations adequate. We began to complete the arrangements All ...
... at eachother....... Now bearing in mind he had 5 mates there i started to perspire a smidgen. Then he just said fine and drove off to get my money. Phew. So i spent the next 20 minutes in complete silence in the kitchen enjoying the final scenes of the Rundown. He came back, gave me the money, and my socks, and i left, fairly rapidly. In hindsight i can't decide if i am upset at them for stupidly putting my sleeping bag on the line in the street or if i feel sorry for ...