DES TRAINS PAS COMME LES AUTRES: AU PAYS DES INCAS
France / 1994 / 88'
To visit Perù and see the mysterious Machu Picchu ruins, the cyclopic Incas walls of Cuzco, the majestic Cordillera of the Andes and the gigantic patterns in the Nasca desert is everybody’s dream. After the capital of Lima, the train enters the Andes and climbs to 4818 metres, a railway record in altitude. After the splendid Cuzco, the ancient capital of incas at 3400 metres with its colonial and baroque style buildings and the Incas fortress of Sacsahuaman dominating it, we continua to Machu Picchu. The train continues its climb to the shores of Lake Titicaca at an altitude of 3900 metres. The journey continues. The journey ends in Nasca with the fantastic enigmatic patterns on the Perwian desert sand.