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May 23, 2006

Train to Machu Picchu

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For most travellers visiting Machu Picchu from Cuzco, the starting point of the train ride is Ollantaytambo.
It would be a pity though to miss out on the Inca ruins in Ollantaytambo itself, which are also very impressive.

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Inner sanctuary, Abu Simbel

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