La Albahaca Hostel

Padilla 731, Tilcara, Province of Jujuy, Northern Argentina, 4624, Argentina | Hostel
Prices starting from $13.00

Travel Blogs from Tilcara

Jelly Legs

A travel blog entry by lyndsey-martin


... off for the bus station. We had a 9:15 bus to La Quiaca, which took just over 3 hours. The scenery en route was beautiful - the same multi-coloured hills we had seen in Cachi. The on-board entertainment, the film White House Down (again), was less impressive. I think Mr H will cover the border crossing in the next blog, so I will leave it here. Lots of love to everyone back home - missing you all. Lyndsey & Martin ...

Because the Hill has Seven Colours

A travel blog entry by jmabro


... nothingness.

We saw many beautiful cacti, views each more spectacular than the last and had explanations of places and villages from our driver.

Then, as we turned a bend in the road and started our descent, our driver proudly announces "Salinas Grandes" as he pointed at a shimmering White mirage in the distance.

A quick stop to look at and photograph a "turtle rock" before heading off to experience something completely ...

Multi-Coloured Mountains

A travel blog entry by dbadgery


Woke to discover that the hostel was at the base of some stunning mountains (we arrived in the dark). Purmamarca is a UNESCO World Hertiage sight for its surrounding multi-coloured mountains. Went for a walk for a couple of hours and spent the time completely amazed by the varied, bright colours (due to the different mineral content of ...

Street Food and Sandboarding

A travel blog entry by carlo_divita


... puff), humitas (a cheese and corn mix), biscuits and pasta soup didn’t stand a chance. I was willing to give anything a go so also mistakingly bought a salt and ash rock that is used when chewing coca leaves! It was all so good and all for only a couple of dollars. Steph’s started to eat some of the food that has only a little meat in it and so has a lot more options. ...

Altiplano, altitude and an injured camera...

A travel blog entry by travellingtans

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... driving through the dirt roads in our truck until we got bogged and had to get the sand mats and dig ourselves out. Once we extracted ourselves from the bind we were in, we were off to see the pink lagoon (pink because of the algae that grows there) and we also got to see the pink flamingos (they’re pink because they eat the pink algae, it all makes sense now....). We also saw some salt lakes which were a nice precursor to the salt flats to come and ...

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