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Unfortunately some local guy was shouting his mouth off at
1am ish, waking me up and then by 6.30am the banging around in the kitchen
forced me up – all excitable and banging around before their early tour.
Of course, they were totally unsympathetic to my plight,
especially the hostel owner who didn’t care the “walls” were 6mm ply or that ...
Stew and I have been busy- digging, shovelling, machete-ing, cutting, watering, picking and weeding, as well as kneading, mixing, boiling and baking. But don’t worry, we’ve not been forced to work the fields or kitchens to pay our way through South America, we’ve been volunteering in a private nature reserve in the hills near the town of Jujuy in North Argentina.
... old beds and a walk across the campground to the shower an toilet block. We didnt even have access to a kitchen here so ended up spending the night in our room drinking wine from camping mugs and a table top picnic of cheese and crackers, true backpacker style! To make up for previous nights sunset, we got up really early to run back up the steep hill to catch sunrise instead. We knew we wouldnt have much time as we had booked a bus to ...
... be discriminated against because of his indigenous origin - just because he had been helping us.
We changed money quickly and crossed the border for the third time. A few minutes later we sat in the next bus to Humahuaca.
But a few kilometers later already, the bus stopped for another check by the Argentinian border police. The rest of passengers were Bolivians and I was quite shocked when the police ordered everybody but ...
... including a stop to see the Hill of Seven Colours from a different vantage point.
Tomorrow we head back over the pass and on to San Pedro de Atacama in Chile via the Andes, a bus ride we are looking forward to very much.
We joined a number of locals at a small cafe for supper and to watch a football match on TV before retiring for our last night in the VERY quiet and most beautiful village of ...