I am sad to report that this is my final blog post of Argentina (for now). This region has something for everyone. A big city, a rich historical background, and unimaginable natural beauty. You can enjoy the hustle and bustle of San Salvador de Jujuy, hike incredible mountain trails, horse-back ride through Pacha Mama (Mother-Nature), salivate over traditional regional foods, be enchanted by the many charming little towns, and feed your knowledge by visiting historical sites.
Salta is both a provence, and a city in Argentina. The city is a great central location for exploring the natural beauty of the region. I enjoyed the city very much. The main plaza reminded me a lot of being in Europe, with it’s ornate architecture and cobblestone streets. The churches are all painted beautiful colors adding to the picturesque atmosphere in Salta. I also loved that the city was small and walkable, with everything easily accessible. Continue reading “Salta, Argentina – The City”
I had an absolutely fantastic time in Mendoza. The city itself was a nice, walkable town filled with shops, parks, and the most amazing food market (more like a flea market for various food vendors). But the reason for visiting Mendoza is not for the city, but rather to see the provence surrounding the city. Vino. Mendoza is the Argetinian wine Country. Continue reading “Mendoza, Argentina”
It felt extremely good to get off the plane and step into warm weather again from El Calafate to Buenos Aires. But I absolutely MUST share this incredible experience before I run off and explore this new city. Perito Moreno was a perfect Adios to my Patagnoia explorations.