In all the lists of the best train journeys, there is one that always amazes me by its absence.
In 1999 I took the Puno to Cusco Express as an hors-d’oeuvre to the Machu Picchu Trail.
The ten-hour journey from the shores of Lake Titicaca (the highest navigable lake in the world) to the Inca capital passed through some stunning scenery, but never seems to get a mention in top rail journey lists.
Take a look at this short National Geographic video and a few of my photographs and make up your own mind…..
P.S. thankfully I avoided the dining car and didn’t witness that ‘entertainment’ – each to their own!
So what do you think?