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Quebrada de Humahuaca

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Northwestern Argentina seems to have an abundance of some of the most amazing scenery in the world, and the Quebrada de Humahuaca is a narrow valley in the Jujuy province, lying 932 miles north of Buenos Aires. It's a 96-mile long valley with a border by the Sub Andean hills to the east and the high plains Altiplano at the widest point of the Andes.

There are a variety of activities in the Quebrada de Humahuaca, including:

• The town of Humahuaca is the main town of this long valley whose most famous feature is the Church's clock tower with the figure of Saint Francisco Solano that comes out and makes the sign of the cross at noon every day when the clock chimes 12.

• Paleontologist will find the areas fascinating since it has been populated for over 10,000 years, and the prehistoric remains of the hunter-gatherers are abundant.

• With a rich history, this area was a Camino for the Incas during the 15th century, known for the battles during the Spanish War of Independence.

• This area is a World Heritage Site and has some of the most amazing scenery of any area on their growing list.

• The 25 rock art sites contain early petroglyphs and pictographs of people and animals in many of the caves in this area.

When travelers are looking for a fascinating off-the-beaten-path destination, Quebrada de Humahuaca in northwestern Argentina is highly recommended for those who are adventurers and enjoy historical areas.

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