Heaviest rains in 15 years at Peru caused hundreds of people to be stranded near Machu Picchu in a sleepy little town Aguas Calientes. The only way to get to this town is by taking a train that snakes though the Andes. The railway was blocked due to mudslides triggered by the onslaught of rain.

Machu Picchu. Apr 09

Peru Rail Way. Apr 09

Aguas Calientes. Apr 09

Here is a current picture by the BBC. See the difference?