27 Mar10 If at Night, by Train.

Posted in General, Travel from Tupiza, Bolivia by

Arrivals We’re in Tupiza, a small town buried between cactus speckled mountain ranges. The town is coloured deep red, which makes the ground look hot to the touch. As we wait at the station for our train to Uyuni we watch some children jump blissfully from the platform onto the track, struggling to pull their […] (Read More)

26 Mar10 Tilcara in the Dark

Posted in Culture, Food, Music from Tilcara, Argentina by Calina

Our last stop in Argentina before moving to to Bolivia, was a quick, but memorable, one-nighter in the mountain town of Tilcara. We stepped off our bus and into a movie. The town looked like the set of a dusty western flick and I half expected to discover that the buildings were nothing more than […] (Read More)

24 Mar10 Salta – It’s Amaaaazing!

Posted in Culture, Landmarks, Language, Nightlife from Salta, Argentina by

The sky was clear, bright and sunny when we arrived in Salta, conditions that we’ve come to take for granted. In fact, we can count the number of rainy days we’ve seen on our trip on a single hand. We left the bus station and walked through town scoping out hostels. Salta is very beautiful, […] (Read More)