Estancia El Bordo De Las Lanzas
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After my days pottering about Buenois Aires and Salta it was a change to have a few restful days in the El Bordo de las Lanzas, further North in the Andeian foothills: (http://www.innsofargentina.com/hotels/ Salta/Estancia-El-Bor do-de-las-Lanzas/ The owner, Augustine, collects me from Salta and after a winding dusty ride along mountain roads and …
... be a great adventure and would lead to the same place. Unfortunately we were very wrong, we got a tiny bit lost, after going down a steep mountain face we reached a fence, forcing us back up, through a dodgy area, until we finally rejoined the stairs. The others had already left by the time we found the light. As it was Andy's birthday celebration the plan was to have a lovely group dinner (Nick joined us for the evening) before heading out to celebrate. We all had ...
... to share. It was huge, the biggest steak I've ever eaten and so tasty. The meal cost us approximately £15, for steak, salad, potatoes and two drinks - so cheap. Argentina has been incredible, what an amazing country. Horseback riding on a 6,000 acre farm, wine tasting, world class steaks, Tango, dramatic landscapes, yummy Argentine BBQ's and an awesome tour group. I happily say: I highly recommend ...
... this that made us instantly like Salta. A vibrant mix of South American culture, Spanish architecture, European-style cafes, a tropical climate and a kind of hippie vibe.
We spent a few days here - essentially just enjoying the city, visiting museums (including the high altitude archeological museum - well preserved child 'mummies' sacrificied and buried at 6,700m), cathedrals, and wandering around for several hours trying to find ...
... Peru and Bolivia in particular. Also thoroughly enjoying a return to oxygen! We're at 1200m here and you can really smell the difference. Oh, and we had a blown tyre on the road today. First of the trip so far. Took a team effort to get it changed. Tonight we had a barbecue tonight. Had high expectations for the Argentinian steak but it didn't really deliver. It seems there's a party going on tonight. I've headed to bed but I suspect others are going to have a very late ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service