Merit Gran Hotel Victoria
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Once I got the German boys to shut off their awful jazz and
rap music was able to sleep as well as the cheap saggy mattress allowed – the blackout
Didn’t have a great deal of success trying to see the Manzana,
the Jesuit complex, as the minimum was 2 people. Headed off to hunt down a book
exchange but no luck their either and was foiled by the art museum – gave up
and headed to the super to ...
... city even earned the nickname of "la Docta" meaning "the learned one". Inside the university museum there was an extensive collection of ancient books, past relics of extreme rarity such as a unique Bible written in 9 languages including dead languages such as Aramaic.
All around the Manzana there were nice pedestrianized streets and large squares which made for pleasant walking. The city was very easy to get around on foot. One of my favorite monuments was ...
... Just as well we did, as we got tickets no problem upon arrival - they know their country best! We arrived at La Cumbrecita mid afternoon. The town is of German decent, but the name is not the only thing that will come to make me think that the German settlers may have been to our very own Cumbria, and named the town in it's honour. Very typical of a Lakes village in style, and also crawling with bank holiday tourists. I instantly feel a familiar fondness for the place. We ...
After another long-haul bus journey we arrived in Cordoba, in central Argentina. Cordoba is a much bigger city than Salta and much hotter! Luckily, Cordoba also has an excellent public swimming pool which we quickly found and spent an afternoon cooling off in.
We stayed close to the historical centre of Cordoba which was great as we were able to see a lot of the sights. We spent a ...
... happy hour - $2.50 for 1 liter of Quilmes and two dry martinis (slightly watered down) for $5. It was a comfortable stop to relax before heading back to the hostel. We chilled for the rest of the evening with empanadas from a no name place that we should have stayed away from and a bottle of wine.
We bid adui to the very nice owner at the Hostel Babalonia after our bread and butter breakfast, caught a $3 taxi to bus station, and off we ...