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Travel Blogs from Tilcara
... mezzo al nulla per non ben precisati problemi meccanici, e una fila interminabile e senza apparente motivo alla dogana. Ci sembrava appropriato cominciare un nuovo anno con un nuovo Paese.
Gli ultimi giorni del vecchio anno li abbiamo passati a Tilcara, un paesino molto pittoresco a qualche ora dalla frontiera e immerso nella splendida Quebrada de Humahuaca, una serie di canyon e vallate colorate che ricordano molto Cafayate, il posto dove abbiamo passato il Natale. Dopo ...
... mountain for a nice view. There were some Inca ruins nearby, but after looking at them from the top of that mountain we decided we didn't need to go in person. There are only so many crumbling walls we can photograph before I get sick of them and I want to make it to Cuzco!
We had a really mediocre sandwich for lunch and looked around for a place to skype but had no luck. Then we were both tired from ...
... Argentinian, so despite our sad goodbye to the hostel and the people there, we were fairly content when we went to catch our 11pm bus to Cordoba. Now the title comes into play. At some point in your life, you may have been on a 16 hour bus journey. At some point in your life you may have been so cold that you have to take you shoes off just to check all your toes are still attached. At some point in your life you may have been intermittently woken by an offensively loud ...
... we came out of the mountains, we saw the salt flats. They are very similar to the ones in easthern Utah. They have a little house where local artisans make crafts out of salt. We baught a couple of times from them. Everything was very cheap (10 pesos). It was interesting to watch the men working. They used their knives to carve the stone as you watched.
We then went out and saw where they "mined" the salt. I ...
... the day, it grew very cold in the evening. As a result, we all wound up purchasing alpaca sweaters at the market. They were very nice and reasonably priced. They also did a good job keeping us warm during the eveing. We made a quick stop at the post office to buy some stamps so we could mail some postcards home. (unfortuantely, we lost the stamps during the trip and were never able to use them)
The next issue to face us ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services