Travel Blogs from Tilcara
... we couldn't find the trail, one of the most viewed spots and where to take the 'money maker' picture and there is no sign for the trail (classic South America). I ended up just running direct up the hill and nearly came a cropper in the process = received a firm telling off from the Boss. :) Got the shot I wanted though! We managed to make the early bus back to Tilcara where we spent the afternoon chasing British Airways ass about flights; I won't say much ...
... yikes. The ruins were ok. But the highlight for me were the animal lens before the ruins. 3mother llamas with 3 babies, one could barely stand. He wobbled around crying like a human baby.
I think that machu picchu ruined ruins for me. Nothing is as magnificent. So we quickly walked to the top amongst giant cacti to check out the views.
On our walk back, our 5lady friends from buenos aires passed us (for ...
... of chilling, listening to the cricket and playing a lot of cards whilst listening to music in our little cabana we decided it was probably time to head on and continue our journey onto Salta. We had thoroughly enjoyed our very relaxing and peaceful time in the delightful town of Tilcara and Mike was feeling loads better so onto Salta it was, which was thankfully only 4 hours away on yet another bus !! ...
... we found a restaurant with live music (basically a one man band, with a guy playing 5 or 6 different instruments), and were the only customers except for a girl from Mendoza who was travelling around her country for the first time.
The next morning we walked a few kms to the Garganta del Diablo, which is turning out to be a very commonly used name for rock formations/canyons! We thought a guy who was hassling us ...
... nights acclimatizing before finally crossing the border to Bolivia? Sure enough, the bus driver cheerfully confirmed, ‘Si, esta es Humahuaca!’. Bewildered, we grabbed our belongings.
We had originally arranged with our hostel for pick-up as, a) we didn’t have a map of the town, and b) the hostel’s location was apparently just outside of town. As we looked around the bus station it became clear no one from the hostel was waiting for us ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking