Posada de Luz
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Posada de Luz Tilcara
Travel Blogs from Tilcara
... on the bus with only Star Trek (en Espanol) to distract us. On arrival we quickly found our hostel and were taken to a very nice family room, which was excellent. We had dinner at a local restaurant - a potato tortilla for me and chicken and rice for Mr H. Very tasty at the time, but Mr H had an upset tum the next day, so we cooked for ourselves the following day in the hostel's miniscule kitchen. But I get ahead ...
... side. Best go for the more comfortable double room here then.
As Hannah lay recuperating by the pool (about 3m long and freezing cold, before you think we´re living in luxury), I set out to explore. Walking around the town took about 10 minutes, but I was surprised how much there was to see in such a small place - almost every building was adorned with art, and the usual collection of artisan stalls lined the main square. The most exciting thing, ...
... He seemed to never take his little black cap off. I even noticed a photo of him dated 4 years earlier hanging on the wall, wearing the exact same hat!! Tilcara was hot during the day (pushing 30 degrees) and cold at night. This was the first real time we pulled out our jumpers. The town was small, quiet and exactly what we pictured an Andean mountain town to look like. Highlights of ...
... he makes at home, sort of a stew with beef and beans.
On to Humahuaca, another half hour north, sized like Tilcara but appropriately sleepy during siesta. Fortunately we didn't make that right turn into what looked like a wide street, because it actually is a wide staircase and we were at the top. Sometimes you sweat just thinking back on things...Anyway the afternoon sunlight was terrible for taking ...
On the first day, we trekked up to a massive canyon named Garganta del Diablo (The Devils Throat). A sweet little trail which would have made for some excellent mtb followed the canyon edge all the way up to a man made dam. After hiking down some precariously steep steps and ladders down into the canyon we walked up the dried river bed to a natural waterfall. After working up a sweat rock climbing I couldn´t help but strip down to my pants and ...