Altos de la Vina
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- Swimming pool
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Day 32. Thursday January 1st. Purmamarca to Jujuy. After the bleeding of her dog bite yesterday, Nadine decided to begin the new year with a rabies injection and a clean dressing at the health centre. We checked out of the hotel and headed to the bus station to catch a bus to Jujuy and then on to Mendoza. Except, of course, there were no buses running. Our only choice ...
... 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 ...
As previously mentioned, we were quite looking forward to getting back into Argentina as we knew it would be a bit easier travelling around, albeit significantly more expensive. But we hadn't anticipated just how different it would feel from Bolivia so close to the border. The difference was striking and we immediately felt like we had rocked up to some town in the south of Spain when we got to Jujuy. The atmosphere ...
... book the bus to the border a few days later and we’re on our way again, up and up once more into the hills, this time in search of a rainbow mountain.
As with the quebradas around Cafayate, this whole area is defined by the earth, red and dry for the most part with insane shapes and colours smeared and stacked here and there to create a continuous display of inspirational vistas.
About an hour north of the city of Jujuy stands a small town ...
... out. We went to a place called Viracocha that offered authentic northern Argentinan fare and our first chance to try llama :-) I have to say the place lived up to the reviews, we both had different cuts of llama and it was really good, quite like beef. We also got to try andean quinoa which was really nice and went well with my spicy llama stew. We also got a bottle of nice cafayette wine and a strange dessert. It was called cheese ...