Train to the Clouds is a tourist train service in Salta province, Argentina. The third highest railway in the world, it was originally built for economic and social reasons, but is now primarily of interest to tourists as a heritage railway.
Aguas Calientes, Peru~ Aguas Calientes, sometimes referred to as Machupicchu Town, is a town in Peru on the Urubamba River. It is the closest access point to the historical site of Machu Picchu, which is 6 kilometres away or about a hours walk.
Alpaca and friend. via Libby VanBuskirk, author of "Beyond the Stones of Machu Picchu: Folk Tales and Stories about Inca Life." There is a lot in the book about inca people's weaving and its meaning in their life.aka alpaca, now my favorite animal
Fire and Ice by michaelanderson on deviantART Laguna Torre, Los Glaciares National Park, Patagonia, Argentina. A fiery sunset illuminates Cerro Torre and the cold icebergs of Laguna Torre, one of the most beautiful lakes in all of Patagonia.