Travel Blogs from Salta
... roosters, and mysterious shrines with red flags, while street dogs chased our car. Baby goats and a huge snake crossed our path. Of course there was a cemetery or two we stopped into, plus some stunning scenery with natural wonders like La Garganta de Diablo, the Throat of the Devil, a huge oval cut into the red rocks. Further down was the Anfiteatro, a 30-story cove in the same red rocks that created ideal acoustics. Perfect for ...
... any way you look at it, but the bus dropped us at the river bank, which divides Argentina and Bolivia. There were people coming and going from the river with huge bags of things. I knew I needed to pass through Argentine immigration and customs but I couldn't see any obvious buildings so I headed towards the river following the crowd. A police officer stopped me and directed me back to the immigration offices. Passing through was a bit of a joke because they didn't check ...
... We were all instantly smiling. Also money, and also entertainment for our old taxi driver. At the petrol station this guy spoke to us and I translated. It was very hard to understand since he had 2 teeth and spoke super fast, but from what I understood he fought in the Falkland war, and approached me because I was the only person not afraid. Not sure of what I should of been afraid of but imy actions lured him.
We started extremely early today because last night we made a last minute decision to head to Tucuman in the morning rather than take a later bus in the night as we had originally planned. Niyati figured this would be a lot more practical and would give us more flexibility and time in Tucuman and Salta; a.k.a I am not fond of this hostel and I can't bare to spend another day here! And since we had already seen a lot of ...
... numerous icecreams I have consumed on this trip. The views of Salta were totally worth it until I saw lightening and thunder in the nearby distance, so I hightailed it out of there on the gondola home! Good decision as the town flooded that night. I walked home in ankle deep water through the streets of Salta.
High and dry now in the Andes and trying to acclimatise to the high altitudes and fighting daily headaches and breathlessness in Chile.
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