La Albahaca Hostel
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... our tent again for the first time in 2 months! The hostel was very chilled and the setting for our campsite was spectacular, surrounding by mountains. After a busy day driving we were hungry so headed to a very busy restaurant called La Pena de Carlitos for some local grub. We tried Tamales, which is corn leaves filled with a maize and mince mix, and Llama empanadas. Quinoa is big in northern Argentina so we enjoyed a quinoa stew with beef, potatoes and tomato ...
... 2531) was amazing eye candy every turn, plus I got to see a large herd of wild llama and donkeys( always a highlight for me) we drove to a maximum altitude of 3457 over the mountains. Cachi is about 10kms from Payogasta so after booking into our hotel we drove into to Cachi for a look, it's a lovely little town Payogasta is a little off the beaten track for a lot of English speaking people so tonight's communication is interesting, we are staying at small boutique winery and it's ...
... cheese and like it had not been cooked. The people who worked at the place were very nice.
On the way home we stopped at a leather store and Parker got a belt and a wallet. Then we went back to the hotel. The dogs were bad, but not as bad as the night before.
Shaeleigh and Malesa also discovered a new candy they loved. It was a Milka chocolate egg with a toy inside.
We had a very peaceful nights sleep, and loved the ...
... stew. There's something disturbing about eating a meat that smells stronger than week-old mutton, although I have to admit, once you get past the smell, it's not all that bad. (I am writing this blog in retrospect, so there is a bit of rose-tinted spectacle syndrome going on).
The next day, I have to emphasise to anybody reading this blog who is thinking of going to Tilcara, please do, even if its just for the day, because ...
... in before my passengers begged me to turn around and take the tarmac road south towards our evening destination. Not that I can blame them - while I love to drive and the uneven bumpy road just made the trip that much more fun, they were only experiencing the bumps. We took some great shots of the middle of nowhere though and got back on a real road.
Purmamarca, where we chose to set ...