Category: Things To Do

Calchaqui Valley and Cafayate Winery-Day Trip from Salta

February 9, 2015

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In the pleasant, colonial city of Salta in northwest Argentina, there is a variety of produce for sale, wines from the region, and beautiful simple stones sold as jewelry. And when you look around Salta, it’s hard to imagine where it all comes from. That is precisely why I decided to take the Calchaqui Valley and Cafayate Winery-Day Trip from Salta. Because I wanted to see for my own eyes where all of these riches come from. And because I’d seen photos of a stark, red, striated landscape, which I really wanted to see.

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River Rafting and Zipline Tour from Salta with Argentine BBQ Lunch

February 2, 2015

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Ziplining over the river

Getting outside in Salta was first on my list of activities. The charming city with colonial architecture has a big hill to one side, that you can take a cable car up and walk down, but if you want to have some real adventure, you’ve got to head out of the city, and so I did.

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The Ruins of San Ignacio Miní

December 24, 2014

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Misiones, name of the Argentine province that is home to one of the country’s most cherished natural treasures, Iguazu Falls, literally means ‘missions’. The simple name accurately reflects its early history. For 200 years the Jesuits held settlements in the region, then known as reducciones in an effort to educate and bring the word of God […]

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4 Ways to Make the Most of Your Time in Mendoza

November 17, 2014

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Each Argentine province is beautiful in its own right, but the province of Mendoza, in particular, attracts thousands of visitors every year, most of which come thirsting for one of two things: the rich wine or the spectacular adventure sports. The province is huge, and there’s plenty to see and do, so if you only […]

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A Guide to Mendoza’s Top Regions

October 6, 2014

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Picture what you know about Mendoza, and the images that will most likely pop into your mind feature miles upon miles of green, leafy vineyards and the snow-capped Andes mountains, firm sentinels standing guard in the backdrop. This is precisely what you’d see in the areas surrounding the city of Mendoza, the capital of the province of the […]

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Aconcagua National Park: More Than a Mountain

September 8, 2014

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On Jan. 14, 1897, Matthias Zurbriggen reached the summit of the Aconcagua, the first of many to conquer the Stone Sentinel, the translation for its Quechua name, Ackon Cahuak. While it is, indeed, an admirable feat, and one that several embark upon every year, it’s not necessary to have such a lofty goal to enjoy the Aconcagua’s […]

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