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    17.ayaviri,249km from cusco,3925m high

    by cbeaujean Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    a village,famous for its parish church...baroque facade and sculpted high altar...
    to see ,while waiting quite an hour for the train coming from puno!

    ayaviri station
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    14.la raya pass,178km from cusco,4321m...

    by cbeaujean Written May 28, 2003

    snowy weather...it freezes!
    the pass is situated in the centre of a natural reserve of vicunas,llamas,alpacas and guanacos.
    for incas,was a important holy place,the sun's birthplace!

    railway crossing at the top
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    9.SICUANI main station:a highly ...

    by cbeaujean Updated May 28, 2003

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    sicuani:138km,3551m high.
    good items of alpaca and llama wool and products can be bought on the railway station at arrivals times......and at sunday morning market!
    you'll find hat shops too!

    platform activity
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  • Try the eco lodge

    by jannr Written Oct 21, 2010

    Favorite thing: It's been some years, but I spent a night in an eco-lodge just outside of Sicuani that was built and run by a small indigenous community. You might want to hire a car to get there. Accommodations were spare but brand new at the time. Sicuani itself has a bank, internet, a few small stores, and, from what I see on this site, a hostal.

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    a spectacular and colourful train trip!

    by cbeaujean Updated May 28, 2003

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    Favorite thing: there is much to see from the train...
    in cusco take a seat near a window on the LEFT side....the most spectacular one!

    Fondest memory: each stop is a real indian market.....no problem at all finding something to eat .

    climbing to la raya,after sicuani
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