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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Breakfast Available
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Non-smoking hotel
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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Travel Blogs from Tilcara
... of it's own. And what's the harm of breaking up you Latin American trip with a month or so Europe?
Our first stop was Tilcara - a dusty yet picturesque desert town home to a mishmash of traditional farmers and arty urban refugees looking to escape the rat race. Over the last seven months we have met countless Argentinian travellers making a living as artisans. They sell jewellery, photos, or drawings. You find them on the streets juggling ...
... as one of the many runned-down hostels that are located two or three blocks away. We had just enough time to get rid of our backpacks and stroll around the center, before the rainy season made his grand entrance with a storm of biblical proportions, thunders, lightnings and buckets of water included. We found shelter in a very nice cafe, and there was nothing left to do but to look at the streets that were turning into rivers of mud. Electricity, telephone, internet ...
... was like a rather thin piece of steak boiled in a type of thick onion soup sauce which did taste like black pepper.. Not quite what i expected. Walked around in the mountains for a while and went to jujuy where i ended up staying (the place everybody says there is nothing to see and its not a nice village: confirmed). Not much to do but wait until the road is open, tomorrow normally. Finally getting to Bolivia!! No internet in this town, ...
... 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 ...
... home full of incredibly friendly, sober people. We decided to give ourselves the day off, so just unpacked and explored the town. It's really beautiful, completely surrounded by the Andes with plenty of walks, and horse riding for those a bit braver than us. There's also a brilliant market of handmade gap-yeary items, most of which we have resisted I'm proud to say! The ...