Posts Tagged With: Salta

Goodbye Argentina and thanks.

As we leave Argentina there are so many things we are thankful to have been able to experience and that we know we are going to miss. dulce de leche yerba mate new friends steak Buenos Aires cheek kissing Salta empanadas malbec dog walkers Mendoza asados alfajores Most of all we’ll miss the Argentinian people … Continue reading »

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Mendoza Mercado Central- a perfect amount of gross

There are certain things I like in a market – produce, meat, local specialties, interesting people, and gross stuff.   The Mendoza market or Mercado Central has the perfect mix of all of these things.   I was able to shop, buy stuff for dinner, see cool stuff, and freak out at gross stuff. The Mendoza market … Continue reading »

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Putting the salt into our stay in Salta

We just got back from a road trip to see this giant salt flat.  You might think, “Well of course you’re living in the city of Salta.” But, this giant field of salt is not in the city of Salta, or even the province of Salta. It’s in a province called Jujuy.   I’m not sure … Continue reading »

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Cafayate wine tasting score: Zeunerts 1-siesta 5- bus 1

I’d love to say that we just came upon this llama out grazing or perhaps carrying a load of goods for a it’s owner.  But, in reality this was a photo op with a tourist llama. We paid fifty cents to get our photo taken with him. We hadn’t planned a day of tourist llamas, … Continue reading »

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Salta market – this sure ain’t Pike Place Market

**Vegetarian warning – this post contains some super gross looking cow parts about half way down the page.** **Don’t read this if you are eating or planning on eating in the next 12 hours.** The Salta market started out innocently enough. As with all markets, this one had the usual interesting and photogenic items for … Continue reading »

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