Villa del Cielo
Travel Blogs from Tilcara
... a big wait en-route for everyone to get off the bus to go into the bakery (every time someone got back on with their bread rolls, some other old lady or man hobbled off across the road to get theirs. In the end the bus driver had to start driving off before the last few stragglers were forced out back on the bus).
There were a few of us volunteering at the reserve, and we all stayed ...
After lunch we hit route 40 … another dusty road through a desert with a lot more bumps. It was a lot flatter along this route but we did see lots of llamas and donkeys, plus a salt flat way over in the distance, which was pretty cool. If we'd had more time we would’ve gone to have a closer look, but we were running behind schedule and had to keep moving.
... and just walking around the town was really nice.
And for lunch we had the best empanadas – YUM!!! They are pretty much like mini Cornish pasties (really mini).. but taste just SOOO much better.. We also spent some time chillaxing, checking out the view from our hostel. And that eve had dinner at a restaurant that played local music - what ****!! – who ever said the flute and recorder are an instrument you should play outta primary ...
... came up that took the wind out of my sails. My apologies for not being up to writing about my last week or so. I do want to get a post out though so that I can start again fresh when I hit Bolivia tomorrow.
The good news is that I did write some entries that I didn't send out an email for, so for this entry I will refer to those... Click on the ...
... found myself on this very winding and scenic little road in the country. There was more cows and donkeys simply walking around on this road than there was cars. I plodded along slowly and quite often simply switched off the engine and just rolled down the mountain. It was just so relaxing high up here in the mountains.
The sun was beating down and I was sweating like mad. My feet were soaked with sweat inside my big boots so eventually I decided to stop right in ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking