It was a loooong train ride...

Ollantaytambo Travel Blog

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in our way to Ollantaytambo
The ride from Aguas Calientes to Cusco is long and takes even longer since it's all going up! If you don't want to spend much time at the train you can either stay in Ollantaytambo or in Poroy and from there take a bus / taxi and arrive to Cusco faster. But the view from Cusco at night is worth!

We took the Vistadome again and a girl from NYC sat in front of us. Eric and she were talking for almost the whole ride, haha. I fall asleep at some point and when I woke up, they were still chatting, haha. And then he says that the women talk so much, lol. In our way we were able to see the different landscapes and how the scenery was changing while we were going higher.
JJ was so tired, the dancer couldn't wake him up :P
Once the both girls were by ourselves, she asked me how this boy could talk so much, haha. Well, I have already got used to that ;)

They served a snack right before arriving to Ollantaytambo, where a couple of people left the train. The snack looked good, but I was still full from breakfast and only had a coca tea. We still had almost 3 hours left! Pfff, this would be a loooong ride. I was checking the pictures I took in Machu Picchu when I listened something... what was going on? There was a dancer there! Peruvian music was playing and he danced in the middle of the wagon without falling down. Awesome!!! He had a good balance.

Then a fashion show started. They were also selling alpaca clothes and the waiter and waitress became models, haha. One of the waitress didn't have a good balance. It reminded me somebody, but who??? haha. Nevermind, the show was fun and all the passengers enjoyed that. Ok, just a bit more patience, we were going close to Cusco...
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in our way to Ollantaytambo
in our way to Ollantaytambo
JJ was so tired, the dancer couldn…
JJ was so tired, the dancer could…
cornfields
cornfields
a farm
a farm
and the river starts to show up
and the river starts to show up
Ollantaytambo station
Ollantaytambo station
terraces
terraces
Vilcanota or Urubamba
Vilcanota or Urubamba
in our way to Cusco
in our way to Cusco
the Urubamba or Vilcanota
the Urubamba or Vilcanota
so green
so green
nice river
nice river
Vilcanota river
Vilcanota river
Ollantaytambo
photo by: lrecht