Travel Blogs from Tilcara
... about Ģ4.) We also bought some yummy flat bread, warmed on a bbq by a chap on the street, and later an ice cream, as well as provisions for dinner, of rice and ratatouille. After dinner (a real trial in the teeney tiny kitchen) and a restorative cup of tea, we had an early night, in readiness for our early start the next day. The next morning we had an early breakfast of bread, apple jam, orange juice and coffee, ...
... took to the stage, and without a word started twiddling his charango (pardon the double-entendre) without any accompaniment or recognisable melody. Freaked out and thoroughly convinced that we would find him in a dark corner of our room at 4am, we left in a hurry.
Unfortunately, my predictions were wrong regarding the llama. Itīs a very delicate flavour, and not as tender as all the beef we have been having. In fact, it tasted very like ...
... going to Garganta del Diablo. Still not satisfied with all of that, Susan decided I should buy her dinner too. The local economy is sorted for a while anyway. The next morning may as well of been Christmas, Susan was up early and more hyper than one of my nephews after coke, the soft drink type (the other type they don't like the smell of). This only got worse when she saw the horses. Eventually we got her settled and we got our trek underway. The views were savage, even the ...
... It was so loud that it was almost deafening and you could feel the mountain shake as it went again and again. We quickly decided that completing the trek was now going to be a little difficult so we headed back the way we came. However, by this point the lightning was right over head and unbelievably it has started to rain. Rain in the desert? Only earlier I had joked to Gemma how weird it would be if it started raining as this was one of the driest places ...
Today we moved rooms after the freezing cold night we've just had and we now have 5 blankets and quilts on our bed, so hopefully we’ll be warmer tonight.
After breakfast we caught the local bus to Purmamarca which cost only 4 AR pesos (60p) each, each way. We could have stayed here, but glad we didn’t as it was very small and touristy. The square was just full of ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking