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... zpatky do mestecka.. a nakupujeme..obhazime stanky..jezis toho je tolik, az z toho zrak prechazi..Nemam extra peez, ale nejake malickosti kupuji, ale musim se krotit. Abych to tady ala..ale uklidnuje me to, ze muzu proste zit na empanadach.. a chlebu..ha..levne..dobre.vynikajici..ta kze se nestrachuju. sedame si do stinu. je vedr..strasny.. davamsi ledovy dzus..a kaficko..
jeste se koukame na nejake stanky..a jdeme k autu..nadsene.. spokojene z prochazky..toÁrosku pohybu je potreba.. ...
... 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 ...
... bathroom...it was huge compared to others! I wouldn't go as far as to say it was nicely decorated or pretty at all, but the bed was comfortable and the shower was BIG AND HOT.
We had a quick lunch which consisted of a big Norte beer and a pizza. It's the 5th day and I'm already sick of empanadas.
Tilcara has some ruins, so we headed there. The walk was 1km...half uphill, half down....which meant a total of ...
... too crowded. There is a nice road that allows for walking access to the top of the hill. Wayne and Nancy walked to the top of the hill, but they were concerned the walk on top would be too rough, so they did not walk through the ruins.
As you walk up the hill, there are several builings / structures that have been restored. We thought maybe the whole city had been restored as that is what we saw as we climed the hill. However, once you start to walk ...
... 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 ...