Travel Blogs from Tilcara
... the last days of the old year in Tilcara, a very picturesque village a few hours from the border and nestled in the beautiful Quebrada de Humahuaca, a series of colorful canyons and valleys that are very similar to Cafayate, the place where we spent Christmas. After walking around for an hour looking for a decent place to sleep, we ended up in a very nice guesthouse with a beautiful view of the surroundings; another gem discovered by chance, and for some strange reason for the ...
... our limbs ached... it was funny how a few days of mountain climbing could leave young and relatively fit people so destroyed! We were beat but very happy!!
Also have to mention that the culture of this area is another major attraction. Everywhere strange images and art with devils and night-marescapes, carvings of horny demon heads- scary but extremely interesting! In the evenings we were in the pena which is a tavern/restaurant ...
... here have not quite managed the same, most of them with dreadlocks, garish trousers and sensible knitwear, wielding pan pipes. We feel very main-stream in comparison. Otherwise, there's nothing to report-- we spent the last few hours of sunlight reading and chatting to the hostel workers who were cutting their hair in the kitchen, before tumbling into bed for a very welcome early ...
... sup> Argentinean stop, Tilcara. And really I could not have picked a worse bus.. The company recommended by fellow travellers, Balut (which let me tell you we took from Tilcara was not that much better actually), only had a bus leaving at 3pm (we had arrived at the bus station at 12pm. But another co. Panamericana had one leaving at 1pm. So Panamericana it was – OMG, this bus musta been from 1975 it was SOO old!!! (funnily enough they also have some ...
... Everything we pretty good with the exception of the potatos. Once lunch was over, we headed out to Salinas Grande.
As we headed back to the car, we noticed how warm it had gotten. The morning start off cool, but it gets very warm as the sun comes out. There are no clouds in the sky all day long, and due to the elevation and lattitude, the sun is very strong (it hurt my skin when we were outside as it was so strong around ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
TravelPod Member ReviewsPatio Alto Tilcara
If you are in North Argentina you have to stay here!
It is great (not cheap, but worth dubble the money)
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.