Ollantaytambo and Train to Aguas Calientes and Machu Picchu
Islands and Incas Adventure
Woke up really early and climbed like 200 steps up the ruins of Ollantaytambo. Learned that this is the place that "El Dorado" is based off of. Views were awesome and due to the vernal equinox, we were able to witness some great shadowing. Amazing how far ahead their thinking was. Had a little time in town to walk around before boarding the train. We took little tuk-tuks to the station. I loved Ollantaytambo! It was a very peaceful village, just loved the feeling there. Got on the train and were slightly delayed due to some protesting. Upon arrival, our bags went to the hotel and we went to the bus to Machu Picchu. We couldn't believe the line to get in. That first view though is amazing. What an awesome place...so full of mystery. I learned a lot here. Funny enough for being so full of people, when I got my pictures back it looked like no one was there......
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