Posada Del Marques
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After breakfast a bird couldn't live on, we had to turn around and head back for Salta. We told Angie we were STARVING, but it wasn't until Humahuaca three hours later, that we got to eat. This is hard country with few services, so when you come, come prepared.
Even though these open markets and stalls are operated by very poor people, …
3rd January has to go down as a BAAAAAAAD travel day - one of the worst.
First bad thing was we found we had a US of A American doing the same taxi, bus package as us. Now, we have met lots of nice Americans when travelling, but as a rule would rather travel without them in the vicinity! The "Lanky Yank" was opinionated and naive and …
... though, as when our bus eventually pulled away we noticed several large oversized bags had been dumped on the side of the road…whatever the contents were, they had most likely come from Bolivia and weren’t welcome in Argentina!
Thirteen hours after departing Tupiza (Bolivia) we finally pulled into Salta bus station around 10pm and hailed a taxi to Alquimia hostel, a wee place which turned out to be a great choice. As we were no longer ...
... They were everywhere. The most unique thing about the plaza was the pink and cream colored church. I have not seen too many of those in my days. This city is like a lot of other Argentine cities, but just to a little bigger scale. There are two roads that go about 4 blocks each and run parallel and they are made for shopping. Cars can not drive here.
The shopping was not that ...
... storm trooper, voldermordt, and the stay puff
marshmallow man tattooed on his body. I´m hungry now so I´m going to
get some dinner and helado.
I forgot to mention that today I saw a whole family on a motorcycle.
Dad was driving, and mom was just behind him holding an infant child.
The only thing that surprised me was that she wasn´t nursing the baby.
You see a lot of that here.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPosada Del Marques Salta
Reasonable location, good size room with ensuite, breakfast OK, WIFI in room. $280ar.
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