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Along Rio Urubamba to Machu Picchu 3
Peru

Just before "Hydroelectrica", the last station on the Machu Picchu rail line Rio Urubamba begins an almost 90° degree turn, the first in a series to rumble along at the foot of cerro Machu Picchu. Beyond this point, the Salkantay trek now amounts to no more than a leisurely stroll along the rail line all the way to the village of Aguas Calientes where a sumputous dinner was reportedly awaiting us.

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