A short, but cute stop in San Isidro

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San Isidro Station

We drove with the “Tren de la Costa” (Train of the Coast). We left the Delta and drove across nice villages and scenery. After 4 stops, we finally arrived to San Isidro. This is a small town which has a fair. You were supposed to find the cheapest prices there. Actually I wasn’t in the mood for shopping, what? Well, I meant souvenirs, hahaha. San Isidro is really cute. The station is just next to the mall and in the second level the fair takes place. But if you go down and cross the street you will find the real fair. 

The mall was full of tourists. Almost all the tour operators bring their customers here. Mmm, my mom and me decided to take a walk around and crossed the street in order to see the park, the fair �" it was a Hippie one �" and the cathedral. We were almost arriving to the Cathedral which was in the top of a hill when we realized it was almost time to go and we didn’t want to loose the bus.

with mom at San Isidro
It wouldn’t have mattered if we were in the city and didn’t have to catch a flight that day later. So better going back. Also I was wearing heals, uffff. I didn’t want to pack the boots I was supposed to wear when we flight back to Lima ;)

In order to go back to Buenos Aires city we drove with the tour bus. We crossed Maipu, which is another city where the house of the president is located. The government house is in Buenos Aires city and the president’s residence is in Maipu, which is just 30min away from Buenos Aires. Nevertheless, the president go to Buenos Aires daily by helicopter!!! Wow, isn’t that crazy! Haha. I should say that all the buildings and houses there were really beautiful.

quiet and beautiful streets at Maipu
 

Arriving to the city we were able to see the River’s Stadium. River is Boca Juniors’ rival. While we were getting closer to Buenos Aires and going into the city I saw a part of the city I have never seen. A poor part, called: “Villas Miserias”. These are the poor areas, like the Favelhas in Rio or Pueblos Jovenes in Lima. And just crossing the train lines, you are able to see the nice buildings and houses of Retiro. What a contrast! Sad but true…

Well, but this wouldn’t make me thing less about Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires is great!

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San Isidro Station
San Isidro Station
with mom at San Isidro
with mom at San Isidro
quiet and beautiful streets at Mai…
quiet and beautiful streets at Ma…
the rail road
the rail road
the route of the train
the route of the train
cute mall/station
cute mall/station
at Station Parque San Isidro
at Station Parque San Isidro
its a tradition having Locro & em…
it's a tradition having Locro & e…
the hippie fair
the hippie fair
the presidents residence
the president's residence
going to Buenos Aires City
going to Buenos Aires City
Rivers Stadium
River's Stadium
Villa Miseria = Misery Village
Villa Miseria = Misery Village
arriving to Retiro
arriving to Retiro
San Isidro
photo by: yadilitta