sunnuntai 24. heinäkuuta 2011

Tucuman etc.

After Salta we headed to tucuman to see Marcos's brother. I have zero photos of the city itself. I honestly think that the city was not even worth to photograph. It was the most awful city I've ever been to. It was full of
a) Trash! and I'm not talking about some bottles here, some bottles there. I'm talking about tons of shit, shit, shit everywhere.
b) Dead animals. Yea, I couldn't stop crying after seeing too many dogs, cats, horses on the side of the road. Dead. Obviously they had crashed with cars passing by. To me it was shocking, awful, sad and upsetting. I've never seen such a thing in my life... And I never wanna see it again!
c) Dead people. Okey, I admit that this sounds a little bit more dramatic than it is but the streets of tucuman were full of memorial spots for people who had died there because of car accidents. In every curve you could see those. It made me so sad, all those people are now dead. Probably the way they were killed was awful and painful. I couldn't stop thinking of different ways to die on the road. I guess I'm quite sensitive but yeah, it really pulled me down. And Marcos was not very pleased when I was counting accidents while he was driving.. :D
(BUT!!! this is just my opinion. Maybe someone else has better experiences, I don't know, but I'm just talking about mines)
Anyway, before we reached the tucuman city we were driving on this magical road that was amazing (even though it was full of accidents :() but it was like a rainforest and the clouds were so low that at some point we were higher above them. :O

That's it. I didn't take any photos in Gordoba where we stayed for one night (because it was just a big city like buenos aires)..

And now lets get to the souvenirs we bought!
 I bought this poncho for myself. Salta is definitely a poncho place! I couldn't resist them!

  Don't blame us, blame the wineries.. Yeah I know, maybe we took it a little bit too far. :D But we really got to know a lot about wines, the tastes, how they're made etc. In every winery they made us taste 2-4 different wines and if we really liked them - we bought them.. :D

An apron from the winery of callia. That's for Marcos. He's the cook in our house... I barely know how to boil pasta right. (it always ends up either too raw or over cooked) :(


lauantai 23. heinäkuuta 2011


What comes to the province of Salta we only visited Cafayate. The plan was to go all the way to the city of Salta but since we would have had only 2 days for the whole province (Marcos said that it's an amazing province and worth seeing) so we decided that the next trip is only going to be in Salta & Jujuy. So these pictures definitely don't define the whole Salta. I actually know nothing about how the rest of Salta looks like. :(

I love eating part 1

I love eating part 2

perjantai 22. heinäkuuta 2011

La Rioja

It's amazing how the landscape changes in this country. First everything is flat, then you're covered by mountains. First they are gray, then white, then everything turns into a red dessert but soon you're in the middle of green forests. And I just couldn't stop being amazed... The province of La Rioja was my favourite!


2 km from laguna brava
Thousands of years old tree

torstai 21. heinäkuuta 2011

San Juan

After Mendoza we drove to San Juan. The main reason for that was not only because it was on our way but also because our favourite wine comes from there (Callia). Naturally we visited the winery of Callia, did some wine tasting, bought a few bottles and other souvenirs and continued driving again. Most of the time we were just covered by desert. We spent one night in a little town called Jachal. Their accent was hilarious. :P Early in the morning we continued driving again.. So all in all we spent only one day in San Juan.