Tren a las nubes - Cloud train

Trip Start Jul 13, 2010
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Trip End Apr 19, 2011


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Flag of Argentina  , Northern Argentina,
Thursday, September 2, 2010

We took this spectacular but long train trip, the trainto the clouds. The railway reaches a height of 4200 meters above sea level, turning this train into one of the highest in the world. It leaves the train station at the city of Salta and ends it route at La Polvorilla Viaduct. The train runs 217 kms and passes through 29bridges, 21 tunnels, 13 viaducts, 2 spirals and 2 zigzags.

 El "Tren a las nubes" parte de la ciudad de Salta, el punto más bajo, y desde allí inicia el camino de ascenso hasta el ounto final del recorrido, el viaducto La Polvorilla, el más elevado de todo lalinea del convoy. La altura desus vias que llegan a los 4200 metrossobre el nivel del mar, lo convierte en uno de los trenes más altos del mundo. Posee un recorrido de 217 kilómetros. Atraviesa 29puentes, 21 túneles, 13 viaductos, 2 "rulos" y 2 zigzags.
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Joanne on

Hi Maya : o )) Thanks SOOO much for sharing your adventures. I'm all caught up and can't wait for the next instalment!!
This is the holiday you have when you're not having a holiday - almost as good too.
Enjoy every minute and take good care of yourself. Big hugs and kisses. Jxxx

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