Posts Tagged With: Salta

Salta’s cathedral, the holy water comes with a warning

Salta’s cathedral is absolutely beautiful.  During the day it’s cotton candy pink.   At night it’s lit up in a golden yellow. The inside of the church is just as beautiful with an amazing altar and statues.   But, my favorite part of the cathedral is this sign over the holy water. Translation: The blessed water … Continue reading »

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Giving Salta our 2 weeks notice

At the beginning of all our trips, we have visions of going to one town and settling down.  The plan is always to “move” to one city or town for six months. But, then wander lust sets in.  How can we stay in just one town when there are so many other towns/cities/countries nearby. We … Continue reading »

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Eating an entire cow (not in one sitting) part 9 – Rib cap and queperi?

One of the great things about our Salta apartment is that it comes with a parilla (Argentinian barbecue grill).   And, one of the great things about Jeff is he’s willing to be an asador (barbecuer). The Argentinian grill looks sort of like a built in shelf under a chimney.   The giant rack comes with a … Continue reading »

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Tilcara – Taking a break from cow…to eat llama

Normally, we would never go anywhere that was over 3 hours away on a day trip.  That would be like going from Seattle to Salem, OR or Chicago to Cedar Rapids, IA and back in a day. But, Argentina is large and it takes  longer to get everywhere on a bus. We made sure to … Continue reading »

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Eating an entire cow (not in one sitting) part 8 – T Bone and Short Ribs

There really isn’t much to report on the eating of a T Bone steak called – beef de costilla and short ribs called tira de asado. Both were delicious. The thing I found most interesting the atmosphere in the parilla.  We went to a restaurant called El Viejo Jack. Not only is it highly recommended … Continue reading »

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