Merit Gran Hotel Victoria
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Good night's sleep last night. With the hotel on a pedestrian walkway it's pretty quiet. Breakfast is included in the room rate, but mostly just bread, croissants and pastries. Coffee is the traditional Argentine way of drinking coffee -- cafe con leche -- cofee with milk. The good stuff is like what Americans would call a latte.
Arrived this morning on the bus. Can't say it was one of the better nights of sleep I've had, but it wasn't one of the worst either. Before I left home I had printed out a map with a walking route from the bus terminal to the hotel. (Thank you Google.) So I pretty much knew where I had to go and walked from the bus terminal to the hotel.
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 ...