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Argentina
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Opinion

Andalgalá: Landscape of Catamarca

Region:
Argentina
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Tourism
Article type:
Opinion
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By Marina Antonella Caruso
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Hills, trees, cactus everywhere, wildlife, waterfalls enabled to cool; flora and fauna flower "land" so you can enjoy unlimited, without anything or anyone to burst your moment of peace

Almost 1,500 are the miles that separate us from that place, if either should not be the only one, is one of the few in which the peace that gives you leave open the door of your home with the certainty that no one is still breathing will enter without notice.

ANDALGALÁ, a village located 248 kilometers from San Fernando Valley, the capital of Catamarca, which is reached after steep and narrow slopes, which is worth crossing to enjoy the beautiful scenery and the kindness that offer their inhabitants at the time to welcome we got.

Often one thinks that in summer; sun, sand and sea are the perfect combination to overcome the hot days that propose the months of January, February and could say, part of March.

The truth is that, in particular, I discovered that to enjoy and alleviate these overwhelming days, other options are even cheaper, which can be carried out in that part of the year where most want to take their deserved days off in comfortable place possible.

Hills, trees, cactus everywhere, wildlife, waterfalls enabled to cool; flora and fauna flower "land" so you can enjoy unlimited, without anything or anyone to burst your moment of peace and connection with nature, which both gives and little can enjoy during the long work year.

The city offers attractive at unbeatable Andalgalá such as La Toma, La Usina and El Potrero where we can find water from the hills to the family can take a dip outdoors, sharing a beautiful day under the trees and even contemplate the greatness creator expressed in the imposing snowy hill Aconquija.

Moreover, not only can enjoy what nature provides in this wonderful landscape, but also the camping areas, armed with walnuts, crisscrossed with rivers and provided with pools open to the public swimming for flat rates ranging from 10 at 15 pesos per person.

Yes, in this cityYou may not go home without take the hallmark: Rhodochrosite; a semiprecious stone, originally from Catamarca, pink color, which, although in the crafts is used in small portions, not very economical but its qualities and beauty that tourists do not refuse to purchase.

And if all that nature gave you during the day did not reach the small center Andalgalá provides a square surrounded by tables under the trees, with young children playing jump bombuchas and company of people who still do not known distrust and offer their all to have a quiet dinner surrounded by love.

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Each year an incredible festival that attends people of all Catamarca provinces and even whole mobilizes to be there becomes. This Festival is called "El Fuerte" singers are concentrated in him, a different one every year, this year was Carlos Baute, Los Huayras, Los Tekis, Damian Cordoba, among others.