Cloud Forest of NW Argentina 10

This is a collection of photos I took recently along a new road which links the Quebrada de Humahuaca to Calilegua Cloud Forest in Jujuy province, and opens up a great new circuit linking two completely different eco-systems. I say "new": the road actually opened in October 2019, but a combination of work, summer rainy season (and the resultant landslides) and finally Covid prevented me from doing a recce until recently. There are 15km of new road between Santa Ana, at the end of the RP73, roughly 120km from Humahuaca, and Valle Colorado, the start of the RP83 which snakes through Calilegua Cloud Forest and comes out at Ledesma (Lib San Martin) on RN34. More information on my Salta News blog and website: http://saltanews.blogspot.com/ https://ponchotours.com/tours/historic-north Or please feel free to contact me through this forum.

  • road to Hornocal's Cerro de 14 Colores

    road to Hornocal's Cerro de 14 Colores

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  • Hornocal: Cerro de 14 Colores

    Hornocal: Cerro de 14 Colores

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  • Llama grazing on the road to Aparzo

    Llama grazing on the road to Aparzo

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  • Road to Santa Ana

    Road to Santa Ana

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  • Descent to Santa Ana with Calilegua Cloud Forest in background

    Descent to Santa Ana with Calilegua Cloud Forest in background

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  • new road to Cloud Forest

    new road to Cloud Forest

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  • new road to Cloud Forest

    new road to Cloud Forest

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  • Valle Colorado

    Valle Colorado

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  • San Francisco in Calilegua Cloud Forest

    San Francisco in Calilegua Cloud Forest

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  • morning in Calilegua Cloud Forest

    morning in Calilegua Cloud Forest

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