Travel Blogs from Tilcara
... passato un po' in viaggio, com'è giusto che sia, per andare nel vicino villaggio di Purmamarca. All'andata siamo rimasti bloccati per una buona mezzora a causa di una frana che aveva interrotto la strada complice il temporale del giorno prima; ma ne valeva la pena perchè questo villaggio è circondato da montagne talmente colorate da sembrare finte: la più bella, la montagna dei sette colori, sembra una torta a strati gigante dai colori più stravaganti. Anche il villaggio in se è ...
... re headed to the border crossing at La Quiaca and then on to Tupiza in Bolivia. We're excited to explore a new country, and I'm especially looking forward to our first tour: a four day trip through the salt flats of Southern Bolivia. The scenery is supposed to be out of this world! We might start the tour (by jeep) on Sunday or Monday as we will take a day or two to adjust to the altitude. Bolivia is HIGH.
... up close with various slightly strange looking cacti. When we got back to the hostel, we were confronted with the rather strange case of the missing bread. That being the second time we lost the same loaf of bread, we gave up looking (neither of us can understand where its gone), we used it as an excuse to sample the tortillas being sold on pretty much every street corner. They're like an oversized empanada filled with goat's cheese, cooked over hot coals. Amazing. ...
One of the absolute surprise highlights of our South America adventure.
Originally intended as a quick stop off on the way up to Bolivia, we arrived in Tilcara late one night after yet another dusty and uncomfortable bus ride. After checking into our basic yet charming hostel (the room was basically a shed, and it was cold. But there were cacti and things everywhere, I'm easily amused) we decided to go for a late night wander. And ...
... color and gradation is included here. And then there are chasms whose divide shows off the horizonation in stereo They are showing movies on the screen in the bus but I can't imagine anything more magnificent than what is offered out of the window. And it goes on for hours. Only interrupted by the rather too frequent Aduano checks....which take a few different forms.. There are the simple stops...the officer chats with the bus driver...all is well...we ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking