In these important places, as recognized by the habitants of the city, we took lots of PHOTOGRAPHS and notes that teachers asked us to do practical work on return trip
What caught our attention was the time myself to buildthe
Cathedral, from 1858 to 1882. It was declared a national monument in Argentina. It is a magnificent religious building. Inside is an altar, which was drawn by artist Luis Giorgi Jesuit.
Inside we were not allowed to take photos. We are dedicated to having a small moment of prayer and give thanks for how well we arrived.
Leaving there we headed to the City Council which is also located inthe city center, opposite the Plaza 9 de Julio and the Cathedral, in which we discover now a museum, where we could not sign for parts. We saw the flag of Salta and head to the Church of San Francisco, to meet her.
The Church is a Catholic church and convent of the Franciscan order. It is one of the main tourist attractions of the city. It was declared a National Historic Landmark on July 14, 1941and Minor Basilica on August 4, 1992.
After this small city tour we had lunch in the restaurant, we could relax and have fun out there a while, and then continue with the tours.
After lunch, we stayed at the Mirador del Cerro, leave the bags, meet and settle well and then go to the cable car (near San Martin Park) we headed to Cerro San Bernardo, wherehe had a snack, while watching beautiful scenery .
When finished, return to the hotel by bus, where we swam, we talked to our friends and then we had dinner, to relax after a tiring day.
Saturday, August 18
We woke up at 6 o'clock, we changed and went down to breakfast together, teachers, retirees (we were traveling with the group) and us. And then from the Provinceof Jujuy Humahuaca know, a World Heritage Site.
We moved to the town of Purmamarca, to walk through the narrow streets. Here we look at the Cerro de los 7 Colores, product of a complex geological history.
We also met the church, declared a National Historic Landmark. The building is opposite the main square. The church's interior is simple, with a series ofeighteenth-century paintings on the life of Santa Rosa.
When we left the church we saw the ancient and historical carob.
We had time to visit the regional craft market, where we bought souvenirs for our families.
After that, we went Huacalera, reaching Uquía. There, we went to a chapel, where a large collection of paintings.
Finally we come to Humahuaca, where typical lunch Skip rich meals.
Then,we start to see the Independence Monument in honor of General Jose de San Martin, Argentina's national hero, and four major milestones related to American independence: the Crossing of the Andes, Peru's Independence, the Battle of Salta and Making Montevideo. It was inaugurated on July 13, 1862, the French sculptor Louis Joseph Daumas.
We also passed by theCabildo and the Cathedral of Humahuaca.
In the afternoon, was scheduled to visit the Pucara de Tilcara and a visit to the archaeological site, but could not make because the group was broken and we could not reach. We were in a place of Humahuaca, almost 3 hours, we sang, we talked, we drew, trying to pass the time.
When the bus finally arrived we went to the hotel. We do not like to miss thetours, but we liked that we could know more, incuse with teachers.
We dined in the city of Salta. There, we were able to sing karaoke and listening to the teacher Mariel.
At 23 30 h were able to go to sleep after a long day.
Sunday, August 19
In the morning, we had breakfast early, as we talk with retirees.
We traveled to the west of the Valles Calchaquíes. The guides told us that they are...