Altos de la Vina
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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concerned in the morning when our booked tour which was supposed to arrive at 8
had still not turned up at 8:45 so we got the hotel reception to ring and found
out they were just the usual late and they arrived finally just before 9. We
had been worried about this being a Spanish tour but the driver/guide spoke a
little English and a fellow guest was a Canadian student who spoke very good
Spanish so helped with translations. ...
... 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 ...
... it further, combining it with a trip to Argentina’s answer to the Uyuni salt flats in Bolivia: the Salinas Grandes.
It’s nowhere near as big as Uyuni, though it is technically the second biggest salt flat in the world, and trying to get any of those fancy perspective shots that Uyuni has become famous for is a little trickier. But we weren’t too fussed about that and just enjoyed ...
... made all the better by a rooftop terrace with an unobstructed view of the mountain.
Once fed and watered we worked our way to the edge of town to find the track that led up to the mountain itself. The morning's drive had plunged us deep into valleys, high into the hills, down again up again, and at this point we were above 2500 metres so the air was thin. We made slow progress along the gravel trail but everywhere you looked were startling colours, bright orange ...
... have your bag checked by customs, then onto a bus.
The bus is far, far better than the Bolivian buses and after 7hrs, and lots of checks by cops along the way, I arrive at night in Jujuy. I have been here before and there is nothing to do except eat, sleep (recover a little) and book a ticket for the 20hrs of bus to Buenos ...