Hotel De Turismo Tilcara
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... and bought lots of food, oive oil, wine, water..sweets..and off we went.
Stopped off at the gas station, had a coffee and drove through the rainforrest. It was raining cats and dogs, literally. Oh my. Andes surrounded us, our car. Not seeing mch due to rain and louds but further on it started to get better so we stopped off and made a lunch..salad..with a bit of bread..which we bough at the little stool by the road.simply the best pleasure for us.
Now, further we wen, ...
... It was built on a small hill in the middle of the valley, giving unobstructed views in all directions. The path leads you through the tiny houses built at the bottom before the ruins of a temple at the top, reconstructed in the 1950s. The air was thin so the walk was surprisingly tiring, but the views were fantastic. Iīm also starting to feel like a giant, as the doorways didnīt come up to my shoulders and the locals are of similar height.
... down over the edge of the very narrow paths we were taking up the side of the very sharp looking mountain. We made it to the top after a very hard hours work for my poor horse, so we decided to give them a break as we walked to a waterfalls. We had to jump over and back over streams so by the time we got to it we only had a minute to enjoy the view and then peg it back to the horses. Once saddled up again, we took an alternative route back down to town on a hairpin road and what looked ...
... for peopleīs luggage and other people took the opportunity to sell ice cream and popcorn to the passers by!
The border crossing itself was pretty straight forward and we hopped on a bus to a little Andean Village called Humahuaca. It was really cute, all cobbled streets and a huge big staircase with a
monument at the top that was all lit up at night. Not many places so far have had much in the way of landscaping but this village actually seemed finished! ...
... ever been. Due to fears of getting struck by lightning (the metal trekking poles made for nice conductors at the top of the mtn) and a flash flood in the canyon we decided to sit in the cave until it passed. At this point Gemma was freaking out. If worst came to worst we could just stay in the cave just like the local indian people did for hundreds of years. We could have been stuck in a worse place. Eventually, we plucked up the courage to head down despite ...
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