At midday, everyday the statue of St. Francis emerges from behind a door in the Cabildo in Humahuaca to do a little wave and jingle! It's very popular, not just with tourists, there were many locals present too.
From Humahuaca to the Bolivian Badlands March 22nd 2008 Farewell Chile
When we left Argentina on December 26th I thought it might be the last time we'd see this great country (on this trip), but since then we've returned three times from Chile. We just can't get enough of it! This latest visit was very much a last minute decision: Bolivia was our next planned destination and the best route in from San Pedro de Atacama seemed to be via Argentin ... read more
South America » Bolivia » Potosí Department » Tupiza Bolivia, named after independence fighter Simon BOLIVAR, broke away from Spanish rule in 1825; much of its subsequent history has consisted of a series of nearly 200 coups and counter-coups. Comparatively democratic civilian rule was established in 1... ... read more