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Shrine at the railway station  

Shrine at the railway station

Cuzco to Puno by Altiplano Express

May 17th 2006
(Guest written by Sean) After almost a month in Cuzco, the navel of the world, the time had come to get moving, and head over to Lake Titicaca on the Peruvian border. Our transport choices were a bus or the train - having a hankering for great South American train journeys since we got here, we chose the train. ´Express´ is a slight exageration however: the bus takes six hours to get to Puno ... read more
South America » Peru » Puno

Peruvian Flag Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1... ... read more
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