Salta is the capital of the Salta Province, in the northwest of Argentina. It is Argentina's 8th largest city, with a population of around 475,000. The city was first founded on April 16, 1582 by the Spanish conquistador Hernando de Lerma. His original intension was the city to be an outpost between Buenos Aires and Lima in Peru.
Salta would be my last big town before leaving Argentina. I stayed with Tony and the Canadian family in a quiet hostel near the centre. Suz met us there. We took a gondela up a hill on the edge ...
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