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Cafayate

Today I headed south through the “Quebrada de las Conchas” (Gorge of the Shells) on an excursion to Cafayate (not to be confused with El Calafate in Patagonia). Once again, the drive was spectacular!  Well, let me rephrase, the scenery was … Continue reading

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Cachi

We arrived in the town of Cachi shortly after lunch.  It is cute! The nearby hilltop of Nevado Hill was initially mistaken for a salt mine, so they named the town Cachi, which is the local word for salt. It … Continue reading

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“La Linda” is found!

Today I went on an excursion to the town of Cachi and I found out why the Salta province is called “La Linda” (“The Beautiful”)! The drive was gorgeous! I was picked up at my hotel at 7:30 and in … Continue reading

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