The Passenger News
Magazine for Spanish Language students and travelers
Buenos Aires cvd Septiembre 2007
The Miracle of Salta
By Macacha, Holaemail@example.com
The Province of Salta
is situated in the Northwest of Argentina and it borders three countries:Chile , Bolivia and Paraguay , and six Argentinian
provinces:Jujuy , Formosa , Chaco, Santiago del Estero , Tucumán and Catamarca.
Salta is known as "La
linda" (the Beautiful One), is the capital.
Salta is known for the nice and quite character of salteños, the hispanic
architecture (single- storey houses, narrow streets and pavements). Salta's traditional
hospitality and provincial cordiality blend with its great cultural richness.
The History said
it was founded in 1582 as San Felipe de Lerma by Hernando de Lerma, governor of Tucumán. Since 1692, when severe earthquakes hitted
the city and disapper the nearly city:Esteco. The earthquakes and tremors recurred in 1844 and 1948 the Lord of Miracle and
Virgin Mary have been taken out on procession on September 15 every year.
is famous for its gauchos, folk music and many renowned artists were born there and sing its praises in typical “zambas”
and “chacareras”.Salteñan cuisine is varied and multi-coloured. Visitors can taste traditional “empanadas”,
“locro” and “humitas”.