Travel Blogs from Tilcara
... on a busy holiday weekend?
We checked into Club Hostel, one block from the main street and square. You enter through a bamboo gate,which opens to a large courtyard with a little pool(no water in it) a barbecue area and little porch areas outside the rooms surrounding.
The people at the hostel were really sweet. I immediately felt good about mikes choice to book this place. We reserved a private room with ...
... zona); Todas sus actividades las hacían al aire libre, solo utilizaban el único cuarto de la casa (sin ventanas) para dormir; Sepultaban sus muertos en el patio de sus casas en posición fetal o en cuclillas, porque pensaban que el espíritu seguía viviendo y querría seguir estando junto a los suyos. Esto se podía hacer gracias a la falta de humedad en el aire y al sol muy fuerte que secaba los cuerpos muy rápidamente ...
... cheese and like it had not been cooked. The people who worked at the place were very nice.
On the way home we stopped at a leather store and Parker got a belt and a wallet. Then we went back to the hotel. The dogs were bad, but not as bad as the night before.
Shaeleigh and Malesa also discovered a new candy they loved. It was a Milka chocolate egg with a toy inside.
We had a very peaceful nights sleep, and loved the ...
This morning it was nice to wake up in a double bed instead of a bunk! A trip to the local market to stock up on goodies, including apple cake, and then off the El Pucara - an prehispanic fortress which is situated on an isolated hill covered with cacti about 1km from Tilcara. Once again, like so many places in Argentina, the views ...
... with little upheaval. Then there are the Aduano walk thru the bus checks....everybody's passport or ID is checked....then we move on. But we've had a few of the everybody off the bus with your bags, line up and have an officer with latex gloves go through them. The most extensive check happens en route to Argentina. Not only do we have to take our bags off the bus but even our luggage that's precisely packed into the storage area of the bus. We carry ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking