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Both caught by an Armadillo  

Both caught by an Armadillo

Oruru Carnival and Mining Town

February 22nd 2011
At 6.20 we departed Tupiza by train on the Expreso del Sur in executive class! Not really but just passable, what do you expect for 19 quid each. We trundelled slowly north across the Altiplano towards Oruru. It was 12 hours later we arrived in a freezing cold 3700m windy Oruru, which is famous for mining and carnivals. The locals call themselves " Quirquinchos" ( Armadillos) and we found out w ... read more
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Tot: 0.178s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 9; qc: 44; dbt: 0.045s; 44; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 1; ; mem: 6.5mb