El Refugio del Pintor

Calle Alverro , Tilcara, Province of Jujuy, Northern Argentina, 4624, Argentina | 3 star lodge
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Travel Blogs from Tilcara

Jelly Legs

A travel blog entry by lyndsey-martin


... into the botanical gardens (all cacti) and a sandwich/burger shop for lunch, before Mr H started to suffer from a combination of altitude sickness ("jelly legs", headache & nausea) and a dodgy tum. So, we had an afternoon at the hostel, doing very little but curling up in bed. Later that evening, we set off to the main square and had a walk around the fabulous artesan and local markets. (I bought a lovely ...

An A-llama-ing Turn of Events

A travel blog entry by hannah-ollie


... 3 generations of the same family, and the youngest children of about 8 or 9 put on a traditional dance during a few of the songs. Finally, Grandad lifted, with remarkable strength of arms and lungs, a horn about 4 metres long to accompany the last song.

As we were deciding whether or not to have another glass of wine before leaving, the second act came on. This was a lot weirder. A man with knee-length blonde dreadlocks and a hat covering ...

Horsing around

A travel blog entry by anthonyandsusan


... well preserved and a few had been given roofs again to give a look of what it would have looked like. Our ticket covers us for a museum in town too but that excitement is for tomorrow. After walking back to town we ended up beside the local markets again and Susan decided my wallet was too heavy and got herself a hair band, i didn't have any small notes so i had to get a local hat too, think Pacha from an emperors new groove. Then we booked ourselves onto a three hour horse ride for ...

Not just Humahuaca

A travel blog entry by gandnclub


... on the other side of that hill. Relief, descent much easier now!
The next town north is Tilcara, with fewer tourists, more restaurants, and lots more to do. We headed there for lunch at Angie's favorite restaurant, sadly closed while the street in front was being repaved. Took a picture, including sleeping dog, and found a great place a block away. Locro is George's meal of choice these days, kind of like ...

Canyons, BBQ´s and dodgy musical instruments

A travel blog entry by skill77


... Thankfully, we had brought our headtorches as the little candles which are left in the cave were mostly burnt out. The other cave was much shorter but led through the mountain to the other side. We had to crawl on our stomachs to get through one section which was pretty claustrophobic. After taking lots of photos and eating some food we headed through the cave to the other canyon. Just as we started descending down this rocky chute we heard a massive clap ...


This 3 star lodge is located on Calle Alverro , Tilcara.
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