We were beyond excited for this leg of the journey through Peru. A taxi came to pick us up from our lodge in Urubamba to take us to Ollantaytambo Train Station were we would catch our train to Aguas Calientes; the closest town to Machu Picchu where tourists arrive.
So many people ask "what is it like travelling with a child to a far, unknown, foreign country... And alone". Some people comment on how brave it is, how educational and stimulating it is for both parent and child.
Then there are some who hold some negative thoughts about the whole concept; "It's dangerous, how can you go all that way alone?" or "He will never remember it so what's the point in spending all that money" and even "What if something happens to you, you don't know anyone".