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Travel Blogs from Cordoba
Cordoba is the second biggest city in Argentina. It was quite strange being back in a proper city again. After leaving the piece and quiet of the estancia, it was a big change. We did t really get up to much, people were happy just to wander. We went for an amazing dinner at an Italian restaurant called La mamma. It was pricey for pasta in Argentina, but it was very good. Next day was an early start, 5:30am. We are on our way to ...
... t legal.
From there on to Salta where we stayed for a couple of nights trying to recoup the lost bus money. This was made doubly hard by our budget which wasn’t going to stretch far in Argentina. The Peso has been fixed at an artificially high rate here for any foreign money exchanges, effectively halving our budget. We did make our way into town to stare longingly through actual shop windows on one day though. I might ...
Yo, yo, yo!!!
So.....I had to dash the other day as my coordinator Natalia arrived to bring me to the big smoke for my induction and what a welcome to Cordoba it was!!!
Now for essay time.......
I feel it's important to mention that this little jaunt did not start out as expected, but, the rest of the day was spent having fun chasing sunshine, with more random happenings like having a group discussion on the measurements of boxers (I kid you ...
... backed chairs, in this place students would come and defend their doctoral thesis. In order to receive their doctorate the students would have had to go through an intense selection process (including proving they were of pure blood) and then many, many years of study. Their final exam, as it were, took place in this room and lasted eight hours per day for three days in front of their supervisor as well as a room full of the ...
... steak too tough to chew through and no accompaniments. (so bad everyone actually went to McDonalds for food in the evening).
Having been in Australia for Christmas day last year and vowing to never be away for Christmas again, it was definitely not too bad and having all my new friends around me definitely made it a lot more fun. Next year though I definitely plan to be at home with my family. Christmas in Summer just isn't ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service