Hosteria del Amauta
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... Argentine plane, headed north toward the large city of Salta. At that point, we were about half way to our destination of Purmamarca in an Andes valley north of Salta.
We had been warned to avoid driving through Salta during the afternoon rush hour, so we attempted to skirt the city to the east and head for the smaller city of Jujuy (pronounced "hoo-hooey"). It was a long drive and the planes were not very interesting, consisting mostly of ...
... some more useless local advice to push our bikes up off the road and over the railway bridge - which was no longer actually a bridge but only metal slats with two metre gaps in between - we decided to just push our bikes through the rapids of mud brown water. The water was a strangely pleasant warm, thick chocolatey consistency, and we got across without being washed away, but with mud caked shins. Once in Maimará, we found our hostel, went to the nearest shop, bought a ...
... of a show. The colours range from terracotta red to mossy green, and sparkle magically in the morning light.
Sam and I stayed here only one night, so there's not much to be told. Another nice camp site, another long walk in the desert, more delicious food, and another bottle of red. Instead I'll let the pictures do the talking. Enjoy ...
... us a good recommendation for lunch. We walked a few blocks and ordered some empanadas a hormito, which is like a tamal,a and shared a beer. We had a great Wi-Fi connection at the restaurant so we got caught up on a few things over lunch.
After lunch we took a drive through the canyon—the Quebrada de Humahuaca. It was a lovely drive and late afternoon so the sun was showing off a multitude of ...
... why I love camping.
It was a beautiful but really cold start to the day. Although I was struck by the beauty of the landscape I was also exhausted from not sleeping well in the windy/dusty conditions all night. As we slept under the bridge, it was the first time that we have been able to put the tent away dry in the morning for a long, long time.
As soon as we got on the road we realised that Kory had a puncture. ...