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Sep 12, 2006 - Cafayate

While driving through the desert and into the Sierras in Northern Argentina I realized how much I enjoy bus rides. It's like a private screening of a movie, except you get to choose the soundtrack and the dialogue. Riding a bike to the Garganta del Diablo (Devil's Throat: shares name with Argentina's other natural wonder at Iguazu Falls) is the best way to see the stretch of rode that silly tourists pay gobs of money to drive through on a mini-bus. What's the attraction? The guy with the microphone and the fake smile? Or maybe it's the...

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Sam Guevara '05-'06

Jan 19, 2005 - Argentina - Cafayate

We took a day tour to Cafayate which is a lovely old town at the base of the Andes. The journey each way was 180km through winding roads in canyons with red rocks. The locals had managed to name several of the rock formations and we stopped at several. Some were impressive and others we couldn't really understand !!! The one that stood out was the ampitheatre which has amazing acoustics and concerts are held there. We were treated to a man playing the recorder (not quite the philharmonic orchestra !!!) but the acoustics were indeed amazing...

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