iruya (argentina)

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The village cobblestones plaza - Iruya (Argentina)

Red is a popular dress color among the older indigenous women.­

Iruya is a beautiful but very remote village in Northern Argentina.­ The dirt road that reaches the village is about 50Km long.­ It fords several rivers and goes over a 4000 meter pass.­ Iruya is reachable daily by local bus from Humahuaca (unless rain makes the road impassable).­

Photo taken on February 16, 2010
Location: Ruta Provincial 133, Jujuy, Argentina