Travel Blogs from Purmamarca, Argentina

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Altiplano, altitude and an injured camera..., Purmamarca, Argentina travel blog

Altiplano, altitude and an injured camera...

A travel blog entry by travellingtans

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... the cultural heart of Argentina," so says one of our leaders, Juan. Apparently, when backpacking through Argentina, lots of people base themselves in Purmamarca and head out to explore the surrounding areas. He did something similar when he finished high ...

Crossing the Andes, Purmamarca, Argentina travel blog

Crossing the Andes

A travel blog entry by midlifecrisis

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... lush rainforest into a dry desert with saguaro cacti. I had never seen as much diversity of microclimates in such a short distance. Purmamarca seems to have been recently discovered , a couple of the nicer hotels were full and there were more under ...

Road trip to Quebrada de Humahuaca, Purmamarca, Argentina travel blog

Road trip to Quebrada de Humahuaca

A travel blog entry by camille_simon

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... in Bolivia) where we got to see how they extract the salt, then fill the ponds with water. We spent then night in Purmamarca (I had spotted that town while passing through it during the San Pedro - Salta bus ride). Touristy yet very pleasant place, ...

LLAMA TREKING, Purmamarca, Argentina travel blog

LLAMA TREKING

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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LLAMA TREKING            This is a must for all visitors to the area.  We hitched up with five llamas, two great guys – Jorge and Santos and Santos' daughter Clara and dog Sam and went for a walk along Garganta del Diablo ...

rainbow mountains, Tilcara and purmamarca, Argentina travel blog

rainbow mountains

A travel blog entry by salkelely

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... to the quilmes ones, but had an alter where they apparently sacrificed ppl from the village when they reached a certain age. purmamarca- home of the mountain of seven colours and a quaint little village to boot. the mountains around the area were ...

Between colored hills, Purmamarca, Argentina travel blog

Between colored hills

A travel blog entry by squonk2000

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... 8217;s hotel. As we all wanted to do different things we set a time and place for meeting: the ancient ombú (a millenary tree in Purmamarca). I decided to spend all the rest of the day in that city so I had a sandwich in the main square of Tilcara, and ...

Montagne aux 7 couleurs, Purmamarca, Argentina travel blog

Montagne aux 7 couleurs

A travel blog entry by viajecamillea

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... 's midi mettant en valeur ses couleurs, nous tournons la téte dans tous les sens pour apprécier le paysage. Pause á Purmamarca, nous y trouvons des visages beaucoup plus typiques, des maisons en pisé ocre ainsi qu'un marché d'artisanat trés ...

Painted hills in Purmamarca, Purmamarca, Argentina travel blog

Painted hills in Purmamarca

A travel blog entry by cookage

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... We all seemed to have some gas issues when we got back to the hostal and took turns stinking up the room.  We decided Purmamarca should be called Fartamarca.  For Patrick and I it went no further than that, but poor Blair spent the better part ...

La montagne aux 7 couleurs, Purmamarca, Argentina travel blog

La montagne aux 7 couleurs

A travel blog entry by coleauxv

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J'arrive en soirée à Purmamarca, la nuit est déjà tombée. C'est un tout petit village à 2192 mètres d'altitude, il n'y a même pas de routes en asphalte, seulement des pistes en terre battues balayées par le vent. Je passe par plusieurs hostels en ...

dusty moutain pueblos, Purmamarca, Tilcara, and Humahuaca, Argentina travel blog

dusty moutain pueblos

A travel blog entry by ilovemonkeys

... i am starting to love the mountains more than the beach! i never thought i could love anything more than the beach... purmamarca: tiny, dusty town consisting of 4x4 blocks of mud brick buidlings sans windows. the central plaza is lined with vendors ...

Sep 12, 2010, Purmamarca, Argentina travel blog

Sep 12, 2010

A travel blog entry by ellenmilton

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The Andean Landscape, Purmamarca, Argentina travel blog

The Andean Landscape

A travel blog entry by chwingman

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... indigenous people, go to small museums, see wild llamas, burros, bitchin salt flats, eat some traditional lamb stew and arrive at Purmamarca, a small town that could be in Baja. I am dropped off at a hostel full of Chilean students studying design. My ...

S. Rosa d Tastil,S. Antonio Cobres,Salinas Grandes, Purmamarca, Argentina travel blog

S. Rosa d Tastil,S. Antonio Cobres,Salinas Grandes

A travel blog entry by mariaandeva

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... de Uyuni, però és un lloc mooolt semblant. Espectacular! Quedem plenes de sal. Al no haver allotjament allà mateix anem fins a Purmamarca que és el poble més proper. Pel camí ens trobem un gaucho que ens demana ajut, ja que està completament ...

Salinas Grandes y Purmamarca, Purmamarca, Argentina travel blog

Salinas Grandes y Purmamarca

A travel blog entry by rigelmoon

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Y si, el día está hermoso de nuevo a pesar de la pequeña llovizna de anoche, así que emprendimos camino a Purmamarca para ir a las Salinas Grandes primero y después recorrer el pueblo y el cerro 7 colores. Contratamos una camioneta que nos lleva a ...

la montagne aux 7 couleurs et la salina grande***, Purmamarca, Argentina travel blog

la montagne aux 7 couleurs et la salina grande***

A travel blog entry by loelai

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Purmamarca, Purmamarca, Argentina travel blog

Purmamarca

A travel blog entry by liviou

The Hills of Purmamarca, Purmamarca, Argentina travel blog

The Hills of Purmamarca

A travel blog entry by senorbutler

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... buses to get to the small town a few thousand from Cafayate, but it did not disappoint.  In many respects, Purmamarca is the archetypical mountain village.   Its plaza is filled with local weavers and merchants peddling their wares; and ...

The final beef, Tilcara, Purmamarca and Humahuaca, Argentina travel blog

The final beef

A travel blog entry by aporter

... mountain. Oh... and they've got some nice cacti. Our next stop for the day took us back south to the town of Purmamarca. From here we spent a good hour or two looking for transportation to the 'Salinas Grandes'. Eventually we paid a bit more to ...

TOUR OF QUEBRADA DE HUMAHUACA, Purmamarca, Argentina travel blog

TOUR OF QUEBRADA DE HUMAHUACA

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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... white buildings and lush green trees along with the  sun shine makes you feel great to be here.   Our first visit is to Purmamarca the local village which is full of boutique hotels, restuarants and souvenir shops.  Its a neat place and you feel very ...

Salinas grandes y Quebrada Humahuaca, Purmamarca, Argentina travel blog

Salinas grandes y Quebrada Humahuaca

A travel blog entry by worldtaste

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... stop to take some pictures: the mountain on each side becoming red, yellow, green, and blue with very strange shape. We came in Purmamarca and as we felt in love with this small village, we decided to spent the night there. We came through a very little ...

Au revoir les argentins et arrivée à Purmamarca, Purmamarca, Argentina travel blog

Au revoir les argentins et arrivée à Purmamarca

A travel blog entry by bourlingueur

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Nous décidons de quitter les argentins pour aller à Purmamarca (2192 m). Nous re-déjeunons au Juancito avec en prime un concert du patron avec son fils entre autres. Le carnaval recommence a 17h, dans les rues le pouillage continue mais sales depuis ...

Roadtrip Day 2, Purmamarca, Argentina travel blog

Roadtrip Day 2

A travel blog entry by gulimero

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Purmamarca, Tumbaya, Argentina travel blog

Purmamarca

A travel blog entry by saralouisekelly

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On the way here we passed by a limestone factory. The village is famous for the seven coloured mountain that rises behind. It was a spectacular sight seeing all the different colours in the rocks. The village central square was filled with craftsman ...

BLEEDIN' DRIVERS!, Purmamarca, Argentina travel blog

BLEEDIN' DRIVERS!

A travel blog entry by prieststrip

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... all arranged by a guide and driver Roman, how civilized.  We took an amazing winding mountain pass and eventually arrived at Purmamarca which lies in the northernmost province of Jujuy.  We were staying at El Manantial del Silencio which it certainly ...

Suche barvy  udoli Quebrada de Humahuaca, Purmamarca, Argentina travel blog

Suche barvy udoli Quebrada de Humahuaca

A travel blog entry by hoka

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... kalne Rio Grande. I snih uz byste tu hledali marne, v tomhle teple, ktere tu panuje, by se neudrzel. Za vesnickou Purmamarca se pak rozklada jedna z nejbarevnejsich casti udoli, misi se tu hnede a zrzave a cervene odstiny se zelenymi horami kolem a kdyz ...

Circuito Norte, Purmamarca, Argentina travel blog

Circuito Norte

A travel blog entry by candcthai

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... junction and would not take them the last 2kms to Purmamarca, so the girls were sending him ahead to find a taxi. Fat chance! Purmamarca is a small village nestled at the foot of the "Cerro de los Siete Colores" (Hill of the 7 colours). Another ...

in and around salta area, Purmamarca, Argentina travel blog

in and around salta area

A travel blog entry by senorbrian

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... no? Anyways i dont haev much time so i will update this really fast. With an ozzy buddy of mine we met some argentina girls went to a dinner show type of thing with some great tango lil kid singing and all sorts of other traditional dance, and 2 ...

Salt flats, ruins and the hill of seven colours..., Purmamarca, Argentina travel blog

Salt flats, ruins and the hill of seven colours...

A travel blog entry by emsadventure

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Today I took a day excursion which was great.  It went round in a huge loop and took in loads of ...

Hill of 7 colours, Purmamarca, Argentina travel blog

Hill of 7 colours

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary

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... . It was hard to believe that we were at 12,000 ft all the way. Eventually we got to the main hills outside of the town of Purmamarca and then it was a very rapid descent, with a huge number of U-bends to get from 12,000 ft down to 5,000 ft over a space ...

Back to Bolivia, Libertador General San Martin, Argentina travel blog

Back to Bolivia

A travel blog entry by bansemer

Wednesday August 1st, San Martin to Yacuiba, Bolivia The bus from San Martin took us north through boring country planted with sugar cane, as interesting as driving through the Wimmera at home. But it was enlivened by an Argentinian journalist, ...

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