The Devil’s Nose Train Ride – Luxury Trains Ecuador

Tren Crucero 2013 IMG_nariz del diablo panoramicos 001Ecuador’s train system is quite remarkable. For the workers and engineers to have created a viable passage from Quito to Guayaquil over a century ago with the technology available at the time is nothing less than heroic.

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The track goes over rocky ravines, along raging rivers, through dense cloud forests and around mountains. But by far the most impressive section of the railway is the so-called “Devil’s Nose,” a hair-raising trip down the rocky slopes of the Andes through some of Ecuador’s most breathtaking scenery. … Continue Reading