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 ...
... Quechua villages and farms that sit below them. But what makes this place really impressive is the colours on the mountains, we've seen loads of mountains throughout South America but none that look like a painter has used them for his canvas. One of the mountains is suitably named the 'seven colours mountain', we'd seen pictures on the Internet but didn't believe it could really look like that in real life, but as soon as we saw it the colours are so beautiful ...
Right first things first, the night bus here. Horrific. They said 18 hours but that turned into 21. Painful. People playing loud music on the bus. Just painful experience all round. There isn't much to do in Salta, England were playing a rugby match in town the day we arrived, but that doesn't interest me particularly. Caught a bit of it on TV, we thrashed em. Yay. There is a mail square in Salta with loads of restaurants in, pretty sure we tried ...
... 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 ...
... into the next Venezuela. Of course, Argentineans like their freedom so they are rising up against her. I will explain more about this issue in later entries. The next day I felt exhausted from the constant traveling, but I knew I had to push myself to see the city of Salta. I headed to the main plaza and visited the grand pink and creme colored church which was accented by the beautiful blooming flowers surrounding it. Next I visited the Cabildo ...