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Nov 17, 2004 - Excursion to Cachi, little town in the Andes

November 17, 2004, excursion to Cachi It rained overnight and we walked out to the tour bus with raincoats on. The guide, José again, promised once we crossed the mountains there would be sun in Cachi. We drove up some winding switchback roads that shortly after leaving Salta were nothing more than graded dirt. I asked José about these roads and he explained that in early 2001, the province began paving two of the area's mountain roads. In late 2001 when the peso exploded and fell from its 1-to-1 value with the US dollar, the projects were...

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