Hosteria del Amauta
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... metre plus altitude of the Bolivian altiplano. We continued through the colourful, cactus studded Quebrada de Humahuaca, stopping in the attractive village of Uquía - location of the church including paintings of the gun toting angel Gabriel - and reaching Tilcara - perhaps the most Westernised town we've seen in South America - by two o'clock. Here, as we sat sipping coffees - chatting to a New Zealand/Argentinian couple who lived in West Hampstead - in the most ...
... famous Cerro de Siete Colors (hill of seven colours). This amazing jagged formation is the result of 600 million years of sea, lake, and river sediments being laid down, then thrust up from the earth with the collision of tectonic plates. Here the earth's geological history sits naked above the ground for all to see, and it puts on ...
Eldon was up at 6:00 and we were on the road by 9:30. It was a drizzly and rainy day to start (but by early afternoon we recovered our perfect weather). It was recommended we take the highway instead of the scenic route for the first part of todays drive. Because of roads being washed out and mudslides.
We got to Purmamarca after about a two hour drive. We had a very nice boutique hotel for the night, and ...
... generally tinkering with the camp stove etc, he is proving very useful and almost worth bringing along on the trip. Ha ha, I joke!! Our gear seems to be falling apart recently, with two snapped cables (one gear and one brake), a few punctures, two holes in our water bladders.... I just wonder what will be next and hope that we aren't being as ******* our bodies as we are on our bikes.
We had an uphill to start the day, which ...
... to reach the Salinas Grandes. It was definitely a windy, steep road. The ascent was incredible...sharp turns straight up onto the altiplano before a brief descent to the salinas. The road was surprisingly easy, despite the beds...very wide and the drop off was about 5 feet away from the edge of the road, so I didn't have that constant fear of falling off.
We left purmamarca at 4:40, which is apparently late. I would do it ...