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Humahuaca, Jujuy, tradition at its best

An October 2005 trip to Humahuaca by Robert Raymond Ingledew

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Quote: Jujuy is a beautiful province with a lot of history and scenic views. For example: Humahuaca, Purmamarca, Termas de Reyes and Lagunas de Yala are all places worthwhile visiting, and the scenic road from Jujuy to Salta.

Humahuaca, Jujuy, tradition at its best

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This is only an introduction, and I will follow-up with separate notes for Humahuaca, Purmamarca, and Yala. There is a lot of tradition in Northern Argentina, this is the area that produces the most beautiful folklore in Argentina. There is a high percentage of Bolivian immigrants and there are many "collas" (native indians) still living in the area. There are ruins from the Inca empire (the Pucara of Tilcara). There are organized tours leaving from Salta that cover the beautiful panoramic road from Salta to Jujuy (Camino de la Cornisa), the Pucará of Tilcara, Purmamarca with its seven colour mountain, and then the village of Humahuaca, where you are taken to lunch with a folkloric show at La Chach...Read More

La Cacharpaya Restaurante

Restaurant | "La Cacharpaya, Humahuaca"

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In a very nice typical North Argentine folklore environment, and centrally located in Humahuaca. Food is good and non-expensive. Usually you will not spend more than five dollars per person. You will enjoy folkloric music and folkloric dancing. No admission fee for the show, just a generous tip... Have a look at my photos of the place, posted below. Grilled goat is delicious. However, you have other alternatives.

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La Cacharpaya Restaurante
Jujuy 295, Near The Cabildo (town Hall)
Humahuaca, Argentina
(54-3887) 42-1442

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Robert Raymond Ingledew

Robert Raymond Ingledew
Villa Carlos Paz (Cordoba), Argentina