Leaving Aguas Calientes and Wonderful Machu Picchu...

Aguas Calientes Travel Blog

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an Ekeko!!! this little buddies are supposed to bring you good luck and money, just have to make them smoke once a week. Ah! they should be a gift ;)
After a bus ride that lasted not even 20min, we were back in Aguas Calientes. Yes, this bus ride was shorter than the first we took, since the way was just going down, I guess the gravity helped :P

We arrived to Aguas Calientes around 1:30pm and our train wasn't leaving until 3 something, so we had plenty of time. I wanted to walk around the town, but Eric was tired. So we took a small walk - also there's not much to see here, except tons of new hostels, ciber cafes, massages and restaurants. I was trying to remember how this small town used to look like, so traditional.

We started to walk in direction to the station and stopped for a while at the indian market, which used to be just 3 rows of stands and now was big, but almost all the stands offered the same thing.
cute boy at the market
Also the prices are not cheap. I guess it's because of the tourism. After a short walk through the surrounding we went to the train station.

There we met the woman who went next to us in our way from Cusco to Aguas Calientes, haha. It'd have been hilarious if she'd have sit next to us this time too, haha. Also I recognized some of the hotel's guests and we just said hi. Eric sat, but I didn't want to do it. I'd be sit for 4 hours!!!

It was really sunny and warm in Aguas Calientes, so after a while we went inside the train station. At this point I realized I got more than just a couple of mosquito's bites, ugh... We met a nice couple, sat in front of them and started to chat just waiting for our train to arrive and drive us back to the city where my aunt would be waiting for us. I talked to her before leaving and we'd be able to stay at her place, yay!!!

I could hardly wait until meet her and my cousin again :)
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an Ekeko!!! this little buddies ar…
an Ekeko!!! this little buddies a…
cute boy at the market
cute boy at the market
Bus stop
Bus stop
Aguas Calientes
Aguas Calientes
the river
the river
interesting masks...
interesting masks...
cute girls playing with a big doll…
cute girls playing with a big dol…
quiet and warm train station
quiet and warm train station
it was really sunny
it was really sunny
Machu Picchu map
Machu Picchu map
Oh! Etwas auf Deutsch, haha.
Oh! Etwas auf Deutsch, haha.
our train
our train
mosquitos bites are starting to s…
mosquito's bites are starting to …
the waiting room
the waiting room
Train ticket back to Cusco
Train ticket back to Cusco
Aguas Calientes
photo by: Vikram