April 16 -
This bike trip through the valley leading up to Fiambala was one of our favorites in Argentina. The valley is gorgeous and full of farms, friendly people, and warm sunshine. The elevation gain was large, but gradual and easy. And its always great to be off the gringo trail.
Initially, after we road out of Chilecito and headed North onto Route 40, we found it to be a bit mundane and trashed along the roadside. It was evident there was some sort of makeshift landfill created here, and small inci