Iruya is tiny and the few people who come here from Tucuman often come for a one-day visit. We had planned to stay a couple of nights and soon realised that was going to be a great choice while riding towards this secret corner of the world. One of the reasons why you would want to spend more time in Iruya is the incredible mountains by which the village is surrounded. Colourful rocks, so many shades of reds and greys, hardly any vegetation, the whole landscape ...
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The most ambitious alternative of our itinerary for Argentina had the small town of Iruya as furthest place we would reach. This town sits remote in one of the most stunning mountain locations of the Andes. At less than 100km away from the Bolivian border it would take us about 300 km away from Salta, where we were scheduled to return the Transalp and catch our flight back to Buenos Aires. We really wanted to see this magical place and go on one of the numerous t...