218 Hairpin Turns to the Top of the World
Trip Start Aug 25, 2008
50Trip End Dec 16, 2008
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Cachi, itself was a cute little town, but obviously set up for tourism. A tranquil central square had a yellow adobe church on one side and all other sides were boutiques selling craft wine, woven goods, silver jewelry, little sculptures, etc.
The coolest part of the trip was the drive - we climbed 7,300 feet almost straight up a mountain navigating 218 switch-backs along the way.
At the top of the pass was a little chapel with
On the way to Cachi, we passed through Parque Nacional Los Cardones, which is a Cactus Forrest. As far as you can see are tree-height cacti. It was quite spectacular.
I also got to hug a llama - so one more life goals off the list.
Next up - Bungee jumping and White water rafting!
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