Altos de la Vina
Travel Blogs from San Salvador de Jujuy
... look worked as some local guys offered to drive her across...while the silly German girls had already waded across! On we went to Humahuaca, another small town full of carnival goers still wrecked from the night before drinking red wine out of a carton mixed with coke. After a short stroll around, getting sprayed with shaving foam, devouring some 20p dulce de leche ice cream and saying goodbye to our German girls, we made the long drive back to San Lorenzo, just outside ...
After Uyuni I could not find transport to Chile, so I went back to Tupiza and than took a bus to Argentina. My first stop was in Jujuy. I met amazing people in the hostel, we had loads of fun, they introduced me on a web radio, I went on tours to see colourful mountains, went to a disco to dance cumba and quarto, had too many enpanadas and shared the mate with good friends. I love Argentina.
... no doubt its existence is entirely owing to the remarkable feat of nature that stands behind it. The Mountain of Seven Colours is one of the most fascinating and bewildering natural sights I have seen, it is not that big, more of a hill than a mountain, but the geological formation more than makes up for what it lacks in size. While the surrounding area is awash with varying yellow, reds, browns, the mountain holds a striking mix of vibrant colours. Vivid purples clashing ...
... cane honey, i imagined a nice cheesecake, but i need to take these people more literally! We got a huge piece of salty goat cheese with syrup over it. I'd like to say i was pleasantly surprised, but it's as incompatible as it sounds. However in total our fancy meal and wine came to a grand total of less than €30, fantastic value and it was really good. After this we headed back to hostel to rest up before taking off to Tilcara the next ...
Once traffic started moving again, we made it into the city and stopped for a few minutes at the YPF station for a break and some snacks. Everyon was after chips and candy. The kids wanted to get the Kinder brand chocolate eggs and the adults wanted to try some of the various types of potato chips.
We were then back on the road.
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility