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Mina Clavero and the Sweet Sierras of Cordoba

October 7th 2012
The Sweet Sierras of Cordoba Traveling between the popular tourist meccas of Mendoza and Codoba, I eschewed the overnight bus taken by most travelers, and spent a month exploring the charming small towns enroute, first in the state of San Luis, now in Cordoba province. The beautiful, colonial city of Cordoba is ringed by mountains set with jewel-like towns offering cool respi ... read more
South America » Argentina » Córdoba » Mina Clavero

Argentine Flag Following independence from Spain in 1816, Argentina experienced periods of internal political conflict between conservatives and liberals and between civilian and military factions. After World War II, a long period of Peronist authoritarian rule an... ... read more
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23rd October 2014

Magnificent Cacti
Hi Tara... another lovely post and the location sounds idyllic. Hostels (almost) to yourself and plenty of interesting things to see and do... sounds like a great place to travel in. Look forward to reading more!
23rd October 2014

Idyllic
Thanks, Laurie, idyllic is the perfect word for small, sweet Mina, and the cacti were magnificent! This northern Argentina is great--and another blog coming right up.

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