Salta's High Desert Highways

Salta's High Desert Highways

Dan Milner
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Angie is dwarfed by a towering Candelabra cactus, one of many that contributed to her 10 flat tires in a single day. It's best to come to this region well-equipped with tire patch kits, or plan to ride tubeless with sealant in your tires. Los Cardones National Park is festooned with these magnificent plants, which become homes for small owls that burrow into the soft cactus flesh.

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