after i was in pucon
i wanted to go to cordoba. i looked into bus tickets to go there and it seemed really expensive. then some friends offered me a cheaper option. they'd taken a train, well technically two trains, from buenos aires to bariloche for a quater of the price. if i could get to bariloche
, which isn't that far from pucon, then i could do the reverse journey, and then get another train to cordoba. i could save a lot of money, plus get to go to places in buenos aires
that i missed out on when i was there before. it sounded too good to be true. which meant of course it was. the first train that departed bariloche only leaves once a week, and it was booked out for about 6 weeks. i replaced that with a bus, managed to get the second train but then found out the train to cordoba was booked out for 6 weeks as well. high season will fuck you up. so my plan of one bus and three trains has now changed to one train and three buses - and i'm still not in cordoba yet. meh. i haven't worked out if i've spent less or more money than the direct bus, but travelling is about seeing places, not spending hours on a bus, so i'm rolling with it. this is the inside of the only train station that i've disembarked at, constitution in buenos aires.
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