Category Archives: Northern Argentina
I was not thrilled to buy a one-way ticket on Aerolineas Argentinas for the return to Buenos Aires. We wouldn’t accrue miles since they belong to the Sky Team Alliance. LAN Airlines, allied with Oneworld of which American Airlines is
Of all North Argentina Markets visited, Purmamarca is the best and always busy. Tour buses come from Salta to admire the seven-color hill and shop. The village was designed around the town’s patron saint, Santa Rosa de Lima. St. Rosa
Purmamarca is located in UNESCO Humahuaca Canyon at the foot of incredible Cerro de los Siete Colores (Hill of Seven Colors). This is one of those things that has to be seen to be believed. The entire 100 kilometer/62 mile canyon
The colonial town of Humahuaca (2,940 meters/9,000 feet) on the Inca Route has been occupied for over 10,000 years. It is also part of the popular Salta-Tilcara-Humahuaca-Purmamarca tourist route as well as for those continuing to Bolivia. Humahuaca is picturesque with narrow, cobblestone
Small Tilcara is located in the heart of the Quebrada de Humahuaca. It is a UNESCO site and a major tourist center. Pucara de Tilcara is a pre-Inca archaeological site offering insight into people who lived here over 10,000 years ago.
Posada Don Juan would eventually be tonight’s accommodation. Still following the Train to the Clouds route, we arrived in Tilcara late in the day, starving and freezing (temp. 41 degrees Fahrenheit). When guides said Posada Don Juan was a lengthy