Gran Hotel Presidente

Av Belgrano 353, Salta, Province of Salta, Northern Argentina, A4400AWB, Argentina | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Salta

On the road again - Wine, horses and mountains

A travel blog entry by missywanderlust on May 27, 2014

1 comment, 83 photos

... of rocks are around. Little artesanial markets with more alpaca and mountain ruins with large cactuses. I had no idea how big they can get. At least 2-3m high. Nature is just stunning. For lunch this time there was actually a delicassy in the little town of Humahuaca: Lama Milanesa. Basically schnitzel from lama meat. I wish we had this at home not is superbly yummy. After a quick visit in San Salvador de Jujuy it was friday night. Tango time. The last in a long Tim as ...

"Geology ,Dodgy Bus Tours And Protests"

A travel blog entry by nickjackets on Apr 29, 2014

8 comments, 28 photos

... stuff as the rest of the sites.I walked to the top to admire the heaps of stone to find that all the tourists were taking pictures of the half completed pyramid which was the only thing that looked reasonably exciting on the hill.On closer inspection it is actually a memorial to the four guys who dug up the shepherd huts,built in the 1990s! The most interesting part was the scenery which was full of huge barrel like cactus plants in all sorts of amusing shapes ...

Salta

A travel blog entry by kristivojirova on Feb 22, 2014

... they would chose the most beautiful kids.They would be buried.in order to meet with the ancestors and look after the local cities.. On the way here to Salta I clearly saw a face in clouds.Shaped.Closed eyes.our guardian. have to go now.The bottom line is..bought cheap tickets and rent a car from tomorrow afternoon until Friday.We are well well excited.Very excited.Road trip can begin.May Pachamama guide our journey! ...

Day 90 - Salta - Steak!

A travel blog entry by neensandpete on Nov 04, 2013

9 photos

... a bread roll, butter and dulce de leche (sickly sweet caramel). We then headed out to explore Salta. First impressions of Argentina - hardly any dogs compared to Peru, Bolivia or Chile and it's a proper mullet fest, even little kids are sporting them! The city is very busy and our hostel only had a tiny map which made navigating our way around a bit tricky. We also couldn't find any cashpoints which was odd. We finally found the ...

Salta: The Feast of the Miracle

A travel blog entry by kristinrust on Sep 14, 2013

2 comments, 42 photos

... in any way. As the aftershocks continued for three days, a local priest heard the voice of God: carry the image of Christ through the streets, and the aftershocks will end. They did so and the earth stopped trembling on September 15, 1682. Immediately both images became Our Lord and Virgin of the Miracle.

Every year since, on the days leading up to September 15, more than 250,000 believers from all regions of Argentina make ...

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