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<Guest Post by Alice>
Sandra and I made it to Tilcara, Northern Argentina, yesterday evening. It's a tiny town, nearly at the border of Bolivia and it's dusty and remote and reminds me a lot of Senegal.
This morning we slept in, happy to have a room all to ourselves for just 7 dollars a person. We were slow to get started but eventually took a walk around the town and climbed a ...
... 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 ...
... smaakt. We lopen weer richting ons prachtige hotel en ik ga niet al te laat slapen.
12-11: at 9:00 we are picked up by the same driver who has been our one yesterday and drive to Salta. Here the Avis rental car was picked up and we drive to Jujuy. Bob rides since my license is not with me and after we leave town we drive directly in the right direction. We stopped in Jujuy ...
... about the local culture from Angie and about when was the best time for pictures based on the where the sun was.
We arrived in Tilcara a little after 5:00 pm. I must admit, Tilcara was much differnt than I expected. It was a very old town, with norrow dirt streets, and old stucco buildings. While it was a quaint looking town nestled at the foot of the mountain, it was not all that pretty. It was a very dusty, dirty, ...
... Mechanic when we left we were feeling much less charitable when we realised we had paid over a hundred quid to fix something that evidently wasn’t the problem. Not only that but the previous trick of turning the internal heater on didn’t appear to be working so it was worse. Then I remembered that we had switched the direction of air flow in the car when the Air con was fixed and thankfully when that was blowing ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
If you are in North Argentina you have to stay here!
It is great (not cheap, but worth dubble the money)
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