Posts Tagged ‘Quebrada de Humahuaca’

Rights, privileges, identity, citizenship, contraband – borders are strange places. Leaving Villazon and entering La Quiaca took awhile.  I stood in line for two hours to get my Bolivian exit stamp. From here I proceeded up the road to stand in another line for another three hours to enter Argentina.

An hour or so later I was on a bus on my way to Salta.  The beauty of nature was once again central in my mind and I was wishing I had booked a stop in the Quebradas. I was mesmerized by the landscape’s subtle hues and forms and the play of  light and shadow as we passed through the spectacular Quebrada de Humahuaca.

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