Salta Buenos Aires Apart
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... and attempted to take the cable car to the cerro lookout to then bike down (prices that were triple what we expected, and the massive line, changed our mind and we decided to skip it).
We changed our first US dollars on the 'black market' - if you get pesos from an ATM you'll get around 8 pesos to the dollar, but due to Argentina's wildly fluctuating currency and an impending receivership, by changing dollars to pesos in ...
We went to see the Jesuits ruins by bus on Thursday morning. This is the main tourist attraction to the area. A 300 year old Christian mission to convert the locals. The ruins are considered a world heritage site (like stonehenge or the pyramids) so we were expecting to see some tourist there. The place was like a ghost town. It was us and the site. I couldn't believe how quiet the place was, considering every ...
... the border town of Villazon/La Quiaca.
We spent one night in Tupiza. It rained heavily, turning all the dust to mud. We spent the next day travelling to Villazon (1 hour) and standing in a queue to cross the border (6 hours). In the queue we met a young French couple who were backpacking around the world for nine months with their two kids (who appeared to be about 3 or 4 years old).
Crossing the border into Argentina we ...
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For lunch, we try some local mountain specialties - goat stew! I actually really enjoyed it - tastes just like mutton we have at home in Malaysia. We then make our way back to Salta stopping on the way for more photo opportunities but it really is hard to capture the gorgeous landscape and scenery on camera.
Quebrada de Humahuaca
An even earlier start today- 6.45am for ...
... best any of us had ever seen. We were all just amazed with the shapes formed by the wind on the huge rocks. Sadly the pictures just don't do it justice. We finally arrived in the evening checked in to a lovely homely hostel and headed out to probably one of the cheapest restaurants in town but what most people thought was one of the best for an 'assado.' The steaks were fresh off the BBQ right in front of us and just tasted amazing melting in the mouth.