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... br> of what it probably looked like but at the highest point they have built a
large pyramid memorial to the archaeologists. There are great views from here
of the coloured rocks and enormous rock outcrops and equally impressive are the
large numbers of enormous cactus growing wild all over the site. We saw many
more different cactus at the small botanical garden at the entrance to the
site. Leaving the village we had a final short stop ...
Wed 14 nov San Pedro de Atacama ( Chile ) to Jujuy ( Argentina ). Trip 480 km. Total 9646 km After a well deserved rest day in a wonderfull resort that fitted all of us as a glove, we are moving on again. The Chilian border control is at the edge of town, 160 km away !! from the actual border. All offices open at 08.00 and not a single minute earlier. We made sure sure to be there intime. But so did numerous truckers , buses ...
... north as far as the eye could see.
Once we'd brought the bacgs up from the car we settled down into the deck chairs, soaking up the sun's afternoon warmth, I had every intention to read my book but quickly lapsed into a good old-fashioned afternoon nap. As the sun started to dip beneath the mountains opposite the temperature fell fast and we retired into our room where the bed sat aside an enormous window that gave us a perfect view of the dusk and ...
... much deliberation,) so it was great that we got to see them anyway!
By the time we reached La Quiaca, it was going on for 8pm but after asking some locals for directions, etc, we walked to Bolivia! Luckily for us, not only was the border still open, but it only took us 15 mins to get through the border, even with Anna having to apply for a visa. Score! Everyone else we’ve heard about took between 5 and 8 hours!
As we didn’t have a guide book, nor ...
... seen in a 3hrs or so which is perfect for me. I can get back to Jujuy in a day and its a nice adventure off the beaten track.
I am now concerned about what I am going to do over the weekend. Jujuy is pretty dull as a city and I have 2 days to kill. Tomorrow is Independance Day in Argentina and there must be something going on. There are suddenly hÁlots of Argentineans in the hostel, presumalby for ...