Estancia Las Carreras Jesuitica
Travel Blogs from Tafi del Valle
Die Fahrt war gut und kurvenreich. Zunaechst durch die Yungas odre Urwaelder die Berge rauf. Dann wurde es steinig und karg. Da die Batterie nicho mehr weit reicht, das ist hier ein grosera Landgut, mit Lamas, Kuehen, Pferden und hausgemachten Kaese. nacer geht es in die Kaeserei.
... we had a look at the local crafts in the shops, bought some alpaca gloves and picked up another pack of dogs to walk back to the hostel. One of the dogs looked like Mojo, Hannah's family's dog, so she got the pick of the leftover meat that Hannah had stashed from lunch. She obviously felt instantly loved by Hannah, as she sat outside the hostel door for at least 4 hours after we got home, waiting for more attention.
Emotionally and physically fraught after the ...
... was heavy armed police presence all over
Our second day we traveled by local bus into the mountain outside
the city on some dodgy cliff side roads for beautiful views at the
statue. Further on we went on short trail to a famous waterfall with a
nice pool at the bottom, which was badly needed giving the conditions
We departed heading north towards the Bolivan border
... of Foz D¨Iguazu - a place which would make Cairo
look like Paris. So jaded were we with the Brazilian food that we found
a little Lebanese restaurant serving Shwarma and Falafel (mmm). It was there
we met Ahmed who insisted, after giving us numerous free parcels of meat in pastry,
that he take us across the road for the best ice-cream in town. It was hot, we were
welcome to the notion of other company and so we accepted, we were treated
... dirty trucks belched past, kicking up huge clouds of dust that left us choking. We made the strategic decision to bypass the eyesore and zip across a handy field instead.
Well. That was the plan. Of course, being us two, things didn’t quite go that way. Have you ever seen the classic Hitchcock movie, The Birds? Brilliant, isn’t it? Less brilliant, I have to say, if you get to be pecked to death in real life. And that’s very nearly what happened ...