After a long, long drive from Cafayate all the way north to Purmamarca, a journey that took us through beautiful countryside but which also took the best part of a day, we were delighted to finally see the small village of Purmamarca. We were even more delighted to find our lovely adobe cabana on the outskirts of the village, complete with wood burning stove and fridge stocked with regional wines.
Purmamarca is a small but perfectly formed village full of picturesque adobe houses and a lovely colonial-era 17th century church. There is precisely nothing to do in Purmamarca once you’ve had a look at the market in the central plaza, but it is perfect for a relaxing few days and a good base for exploring this extraordinary region.
This region of Argentina is geographically close to Bolivia and it felt culturally closer to Bolivia than I’d expected…mainly because the region…
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