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Travel Blogs from Tilcara
... on arrival didnīt help matters - itīs a tiny little town, with thin air about 2500m above sea level and is very dusty. Itīs also (this may be getting repetitive after previous blogs) surrounded by mountains of several shades of red.
When we had walked 10 minutes to the first hostel and been quoted the price, I turned to Hannah to see whether we should go for the dorm here or move on, only to see her slack-jawed, glassy-eyed and swaying from ...
... br> PURMAMACCA MOUNTAIN
Town of Purmamacca, home to a famous mountain with 7 layers of colour. A short bus ride out of Tilcara for $2. Blessed with perfect weather and views of this town.
CASCADA DEL DIABLO HIKE
4km hike to Cascada del Diablo. Hike much more impressive than the waterfall. Sensational view of the Andes, feeling we isolated on the trek only running into 2 other ...
... of Jeep by touring the country in their vehicles, with a full support team including tractor trailer kitchen and a collection of portapotties.
That was fun but the salt flats themselves were so much fun we stayed much longer than planned and had to rush back over the mountains in approaching darkness. No problem, the road is excellent, no other vehicles, and the vehicle performed beautifully!
... in a nice hostel, although more like a B&B. While there we went hiking in nearby canyons, Craig felt like he was in the movie 127 hours. The colours were quite spectacular, red, white, black. At some points the canyons were so narrow that you could only just fit through.
The best thing about Argentina at this time of year is that you feel like you have the whole place to yourself. This is massively out of season for them and it is so peaceful. The not so ...
... could go to Jujuy and then catch a bus from there to Tilcara and the office of Balut buses advised us that their bus was direct and therefore a shorter journey and not to bother going to Jujuy.
So not thinking much about it we chilled in the park in the sunshine for a couple of hours and went back to the station.
The journey actually took a hell of a lot longer than the guy at the ticket office suggested and it turns out all ...