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Apr 23, 2010 - On the Che trail

My last day in Cordoba, so what do I do? I flee Cordoba for the nearby town of Alta Gracia. Only 35 kms away the town has two places of interest. The first issue was getting there. I've come to the conclusion that this hostel caters for the lowest common denominator. The receptionist was concerned I'd get lost and also wondered why i was up so early (9am). Now even though there are often referred to as youth hostels, they generally cater for all and i've seen plenty of Grey nomads including a couple from australia fleeing their kids and...

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Dec 18, 2009 - Alta Gracia/Jesus Maria

Having exhausted most of what Cordoba had to offer, Laura and I decided to take a couple day trips out of town. First, we went to Alta Gracia, a town of about 40,000 people an hour south of Cordoba. Alta Gracia is home to one of the region’s five or six Jesuit estancias, ranches built by the Jesuits in the early 17th Century. We spent some time there, as well as at the Che Guevera museum that had been set up in one of Che’s childhood homes. As far as museums for murderous revolutionaries go, it wasn’t too bad. Perhaps best of all, we spent...

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