Travel Blogs from San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina

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Kite Buggy racing in the Salt Flats, San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina travel blog

Kite Buggy racing in the Salt Flats

A travel blog entry by seankervin

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Kite Buggy racing involves finding a flat, windy location, gripping a kite (a small parachute about 6 feet wide), strapping yourself into a three wheeled buggy - and then hanging on for dear life as the wind propels you at incredible ...

Tren a las nubes - Cloud train, San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina travel blog

Tren a las nubes - Cloud train

A travel blog entry by riege

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... elevado de todo lalinea del convoy. La altura desus vias que llegan a los 4200 metrossobre el nivel del mar, lo convierte en uno de los trenes más altos del mundo. Posee un recorrido de 217 kilómetros. Atraviesa 29puentes, 21 túneles, 13 viaductos, 2 ...

Following the tracks of the Train to the Clouds, San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina travel blog

Following the tracks of the Train to the Clouds

A travel blog entry by barbieandken

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Salinas Grandes, San Antonio de Los Cobres, Argentina travel blog

Salinas Grandes

A travel blog entry by marcos1230

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... jeziora byla lekko popekana i przypominala  mocno wyschnieta ziemie jak na pustynii.  Ruszamy dalej w strone San Antonio de los Cobres. Zmieniam sie z Markiem za kolkiem naszej  "srebrzystej strzaly" :) i poknuje trase 60 km po bezdrozach ...

Une journée dans les nuages, San Antonio de Los Cobres, Argentina travel blog

Une journée dans les nuages

A travel blog entry by coleauxv

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Le bus pour San Antonio de Los Cobres part à 7h30 le samedi matin, il y en a pour environ 4 heures de route dans les montagnes. Le temps s'est remis, le soleil brille. La route est magnifique et comme d'habitude je prends un tonne de ...

Salinas Grandes - Largest Salt Flats in Argentina, San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina travel blog

Salinas Grandes - Largest Salt Flats in Argentina

A travel blog entry by candcthai

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... correctly and became less sure as we did not seem to be climbing up too steeply.  The next town on the map, San Antonio de los Cobres, was a town we had also been warned about (by the Polish hitchhiker) as being a rather grim place to stay. ...

Bus to the clouds, San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina travel blog

Bus to the clouds

A travel blog entry by squonk2000

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... , who were having altitude sickness where taking oxygen in local hospital. Fortunately I hadn’t any problems with altitude. San Antonio de los Cobres looks like some kind of “ghost-town”, where live few people, because it’s an ...

Following the Train To The Clouds, San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina travel blog

Following the Train To The Clouds

A travel blog entry by jenandtony

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... larger salt plains in Uyuni, Bolivia in a month or so. The end of the line comes with the little town of San Antonio de Los Cobres, named after the copper that is mined there. Most of the town consists of the small adobe houses one would expect in ...

The train to the clouds, minus the train, San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina travel blog

The train to the clouds, minus the train

A travel blog entry by stevecori

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... car available on this quiet Sunday morning. After some paper rustling and payment discussing, we rolled out of town and toward San Antonio de los Cobres, the destination for the train to the clouds. Most of the maps we consulted indicated that most of the ...

En route pour le Chili, Susque, Argentina travel blog

En route pour le Chili

A travel blog entry by mikela

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... Chili départ 7H après le petit déjeuner ! Le chauffeur était à l'heure et nous sommes donc partis en 4*4 pour san Pedro de atacama. On est repasser par Pumarmarca et surtout les grandes salines ! Superbe ! C'est comme Uyuni en plus petit mais c'est ...

Winter Solstice Celebration, Tropico del Capricorno, Argentina travel blog

Winter Solstice Celebration

A travel blog entry by peacefrog

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What we knew before going was that: - On the Tropic of Capricorn, just south of Huacalera, there would be a celebration for the Winter Solstice - It was, at the same time, considered as the local festivities of Huacalera - There should be food and ...

Roadtrip Day 2, San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina travel blog

Roadtrip Day 2

A travel blog entry by gulimero

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Could you pass me the..., Salinas Grandes, Argentina travel blog

Could you pass me the...

A travel blog entry by peacefrog

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... one that forms naturally on the ground (on the geometrical shapes), and another one from a pileta harvest: crystalising under the wind, or on a pool, definitely makes a difference. I loved my time up there, really looking forward to the Salar de ...

Train of the cloud route, San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina travel blog

Train of the cloud route

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary

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... one of the workers trains set off carrying about 10 workers, so at least we saw some traffic. Eventually we reached the town of San Antonio de las Cobres, the largest town in this area and built at a height of 12.000 ft. The town is a big terminus of the ...

Don't cry for us Argentina, Jujuy, Argentina travel blog

Don't cry for us Argentina

A travel blog entry by carmelamir

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Road Trippin´ - Salinas, Stars and Summits, San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina travel blog

Road Trippin´ - Salinas, Stars and Summits

A travel blog entry by jmwaters

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... to see the small collections of adobe houses they live in. I can't think of a lifestyle more different from my own. San Antonio Los Cobres was a similar collection of small houses and dusty cobbled streets. Made famous by the Tren de las Nubes (the Train ...

Valleys and Trains, San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina travel blog

Valleys and Trains

A travel blog entry by dbadgery

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... pre-Inka village and lots of terracing and you could already feel the altitude. Then drove on, up into the Altiplano to San Antonio de Cobres and eventually found the La Povorilla viaduct (although not be the shortest route!) for the Train to the Clouds, ...

Cocablätter gegen Höhenkrankheit, San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina travel blog

Cocablätter gegen Höhenkrankheit

A travel blog entry by trixi

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Bereits um 7:00 Aufbruch zur "Salzsafari" in den Norden, 12 Personen im Minibus. Es geht teilweise über Stock und Stein. Die Landschaft gehört zu den schönsten, die ich je gesehen habe. Atemberaubend das Farbenspiel, die Gebirgsfalten und die Pässe. ...

Back roads and big cacti, San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina travel blog

Back roads and big cacti

A travel blog entry by kenanddonna2005

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... … not a great start but we recovered it quickly and were soon on our way. Our first destination was a place called San Antonio de los Cobres, via route 51.  If you look on Google maps, it is north-west of Salta, the satellite view shows how ...

Train Beyond the Clouds to Viaduct La Polvorilla, San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina travel blog

Train Beyond the Clouds to Viaduct La Polvorilla

A travel blog entry by jmabro

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... and obviously changed our view of the people we were passing and would soon meet At our stop in the small dusty village of San Antonio de Los Cobres, before we were let off, we were reminded again to walk slowly and not go too far from the train so we ...

On y voit que du blanc, San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina travel blog

On y voit que du blanc

A travel blog entry by sglaude

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... this as you cross it. Some vicunas can been side on the borders. Then, it's the start of the descent with San Antonio de los Cobres 3775m high, where you can see the 'train of the clouds' and ther magnificent colors in the valley rthat leads back to ...

Road trip day 2, San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina travel blog

Road trip day 2

A travel blog entry by jeffandlisa

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... on.. Then we finally made it to the end of the dirt raod and followed roughly the same route as the somewhat famous Tren de las Nubes (tourist Train to the Clouds). It was quite scenic but by that time we were already really tired from driving and there ...

Tren de las nubes a San Antonio de los Cobres, San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina travel blog

Tren de las nubes a San Antonio de los Cobres

A travel blog entry by rigelmoon

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Tren a las ...

Ja som  Argentina!!!!, Susques, Argentina travel blog

Ja som Argentina!!!!

A travel blog entry by xevibp

... per inmigració (quan l'altre vegada ens van dir que passessim primer per aduanes... son complicats). 1 hora llarga fins la frontera argentina... on hi estem una mitja hora més... esperant que acabin de fer la sobretaula del sopar. De nit, però al ...

Train to the clouds, San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina travel blog

Train to the clouds

A travel blog entry by frawldog

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... much is about as big as my penis. The train only stops two times. It stops once at the top and once at San Antonio de los Cobres, which is the highest city in Argentina. It's at 3700 meters. It is not as high as Bolivia's highest ...

day 7- salta > Tilcara, San Antonio De Los Cobres, Argentina travel blog

day 7- salta > Tilcara

A travel blog entry by danbdan

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... as my driver called it). This tour came with an english speaking guide but since it was me and three nurses form Rosaria Argentina, the conversation flipped back and forth. Thankfully she passed around mate about an hour in so that got my fix. We later ...

San Antonio de los Cobres, San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina travel blog

San Antonio de los Cobres

A travel blog entry by zec60

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