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South America » Peru » Puno » Juliaca September 27th 2012

26thSeptember Caught the train to Puno today. Today is quite cool and is raining. Didn't mind as it is a very long train trip – 10hrs. Great train, it is styled on the Orient Express trains with very comfy seats and great food. We were provided with musicians, a fashion show, 3 course lunch with wine and afternoon tea. Great food. The train attendants were excellent – so precise in handing out the food and getting you anything you want. The view was good, though it did start to get a bit the same after 5hrs. The train follows the valley floor where you can see the Andes and passes through Sicuani, La Raya (highest point at 4,330m above sea level). We stopped there for a 10min leg stretch, then the train stops at Juliaca before ... read more
inside of train2
soccer field at Sicuani
La Raya 4300m




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