La Merced del Alto
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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... one of the reasons it was free it because it was way out of the town center and you make up the costs in cab fares to and from town. However, as you can see in the pictures it wasn't ******* the eyes so we figured we could rough it out here for a few nights. We spent one day just wandering around town and then took a full day tour down to Cafayate which was about 3 hours south of Salta. All of the pics of the rocks/winery were from the day trip ...
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 ...
... flight but hadn't changed it on their website. Everyone got different information so we ended up being at the airport for three hours for a domestic flight. We met four Americans from New York in the departure lounge, who were in the same boat and we ended up really enjoying chatting to them and the time went quickly.
We finally arrived at the Cantara lodge hotel about 11pm. The hotel has rooms actually set in the ...
... and then homemade bread pudding. Yummy.
Our gaucho, Pata Rios, grew impatient though so we put on our fanny packs, chaps and boarded our horses (still learning my horse terminology). I forgot my horse's name almost immediately and I'm pretty sure he held it against me because he kept turning around and looking at my leg like he was trying to decide whether or not to bite me.
Anyway, Pata Rios took us on a ...
... being able to afford nearly everything that your heart longed for Argentina's prices brought me quickly back to reality and reminded me of my poor backpacker existence.
Cafayate is a tiny village five hours South of Salta and, after Mendoza, the second most important wine growing region in Argentina. I had met some people on the bus to Cafayate and together with them I started exploring the many Bodegas in and around town. The first ...