La Merced del Alto
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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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 ...
... big salt flats further north in Chile and Bolivia, we were banking on these coming off. Especially Angela, due to the driver's incessant whinging on the matter. They did not disappoint. With our shoes off, we gingerly stepped onto the jagged salt bed as we got used to the new sensation before the obligatory jump-in-the-air photo shoot. The deep blue of the 3in deep lake went on for miles and in the distance we had the strange sight of a couple walking towards a little island in ...
... traffic.Every bloody place I am trying to visit I am met with this battle of the pavements until I am marching like a demented storm trooper with people diving out of my way.Crossing the roads takes an eternity and you need eyes in the back of your head because of the lunatic motorbikes and cyclists and then you get the polite driver who thinks its a good idea to wave you on when the light turns green and you end up in that awkward situation of should i or shouldn't i ? as ...
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 ...
We have now joined the group tour which will eventually take us up to Peru to climb that beautiful nemesis, there are 15 of us in the group, it has been two days and we are getting on swimmingly- thankfully. We have a tour guide called Speedy, who is Bolivian and has an energetic sense of humour, which is infectious. We met in Buenos Aries on Wednesdays and and flew to Salta yesterday, the airport security is very slack, and Speedy casually made ...