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Hotel – La Vieja Estacion, Aconcagua, Argentina

La Vieja Estacion in Puente del Inca, Argentina, is an eco-hostel on the old Transandine line that once shuttled passengers between Chile and Argentina by way of the Andes. At 2720m above sea level and only $20 per night, it’s popular with backpackers en route to the Américas' highest peaks.

Anila is editor-at-large at Loco2, a small company mad enough to tackle the complexities of European rail by making online ticket booking more accessible, giving expert advice in the Engine Room forum and generally waxing lyrical about the joys of train travel. You can follow Anila and Loco2 on Twitter, should the whim take you!

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1 Comment

  1. onlytheking July 19, 2012 at 6:43 pm

    If only the train station/house was still a functioning line.
    How easy it would be to get home.

    Next stop: Bed!

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