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A cactus view

Purmamarca, Tilcara & Humahuaca

November 17th 2008
Today we went on an excursion through the Quebrada de Humahuaca (Humahuaca gorge) by following Rio Grande (which is quite dry at this moment) up to the small town of Humahuaca. On the route we first stopped at Purmamarca - a little village famous for the Seven Coulour Hill next to it (Cerro de los Siete Colores). And indeed, the stones of the hill are really colourfull: varous tonalitie ... read more
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Argentine Flag Following independence from Spain in 1816, Argentina experienced periods of internal political conflict between conservatives and liberals and between civilian and military factions. After World War II, a long period of Peronist authoritarian rule an... ... read more
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