Albergue Juvenil Humahuaca
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Cute colonial town north of Salta, worth a quick visit. Loads of handicraft for sale.
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... but there was no answer. This town is extremely small and after ringing a couple of times I went back to the bus station. It was freezing as the altitude is high and it's near the desert. So I got my yoga mat out and sat on the floor of the outside bus station and cuddled up in a ball and tried to sleep. It was not very easy as it was so cold and I was on the floor. I then found a small room in the bus station and cuddled up in the corner. It ...
... and worse places and that Chile is not what I was describing. She was getting so agitated and upset that I am tarnishing the reputation of her perfect country. No where in the world is entirely safe, not even Singapore or Switzerland for this instance. People need to be reminded that they have to be cautious with their valuables and a recent incident like this should be shared among fellow travellers so they don't keep their guard down. Nothing has happened to us so far but ...
... sat at the top of a hill at 7am in the morning in the pitch black and freezing for half an hour whilst waiting for the sun to appear. After warming ourselves back up we set out for a hike to the Peņa blancas (white hills) and then across the mountain to find an indigenous cemetary that our B&B owner had told us about. Her instructions to us where to follow the animal path around the side of the mountain, which we did.... this really was ...
... that’s what I thought he said. His lack of all but 2 teeth made his Spanish hard to translate. He seemed more concerned about his mules that he was moving.
We popped into Salta to visit a museum with an exhibition of three mummified (actually freeze dried in the dry, cold conditions) children that were sacrificed (given alcohol and left to die in a hole), around 1490, by the Incas on top of Mount ...
... Iruya we headed back to a another small town called humahuaca - our last stop before heading into Bolvia. Humahuaca was pretty, but it wasn't a patch on the magical Iruya, which we'll remember forever.
Adios Argentina - from waterfalls and glaciers, to snow capped peaks and multi coloured mountain ranges; not to mention the ice cream, steak, wine and empanadas shared with family and friends - you've been amazing from start to finish!
Other places to stay in Humahuaca
Medalla Milagrosa s/n, Humahuaca | Hostelfrom $16