This was an experience that is better explained by pictures than words, though, so I'll do my best.
Hmm okay I just tried and I can barely keep it under 50. I'll split them up; consider this Part I.
|traditional dancing on the main plaza|
|in front of the cabildo|
|some other famous cathedral|
|the dusty, dusty desert|
|Las Salinas Grandes, where I found a really cute munchkin|
|13,681 feet. When I climbed the Sierra Nevada mountains, the highest point I reached was 11,000 ft.|
|A bodega outside Cafayate|
|free wine samples? yes, please|
|Wine-tasting in Cafayate|
|This stew is a traditional food in this region, made of beans, squash, and other delicious things.|
|This guy sold us coca leaves (from which one can make cocaine). He asked for a picture and then sang instead of posing. We ran into him again on our last day and he remembered us!|