Refugio del Solis
Travel Blogs from Canelones
... of people say that they prefer the Argentinian side of the falls and I guess it's because that's the side where they have waterfall after waterfall almost in a row as you walk along the footpath. Personally, I think my preference was the Brazilian side which felt a lot more dramatic than the Argentinian side.....either way, Iguassu Falls certainly lived up to my expectations and it was a great couple of days - I'll never forget it!
The next part of our trip was one that ...
After a early start this morning we made our way down to the Buenos Aires port to catch our 1 hour ferry across the river to Uruguay. The ferry was huge and I was very impressed with it, it even had a duty free shops on board. We arrived in the port of a town called Colonia in Uruguay at around midday and went to our hotel then a restaurant for some lunch. One of the optional excursions that G Adventures offer in Colonia is hiring golf carts, motorbikes ...
So after a 6 hour bus to Porto Alegre, a 7 hour wait and another 13 hour bus we left Brazil and arrived in Uruguay to Montevideo!We got a taxi to the hostel which is in a lovely old colonial building that has a swimming pool! Thankfully they let us check in early so we caught up on sleep and showers before going off out to explore the city centre. We spent the day wandering around the town, looking at the buildings and ...
... it was best not to say anything as we knew there was nothing we could do and that we would just scare each other more. I was bursting for a pee but thought it wasn't wise to walk to the secluded toilet block and couldn't bring myself to go just outside the tent where a few hundred people would see me. Somehow we managed to get back to sleep, but it was a fretful night as we both worried about the bikes, the gear, and the two of us in the flimsy little tent.
... we shared a bottle of wine and some lunch, and listened to music, chatted with others in the park, watched some clown shows, and of course I practiced some yoga. It was perfect.
The next morning we woke up early to catch a bus to Esquel, and from there we expected we would just jump onto the next bus heading to the border of Chile, an hour’s drive away. From the border we would start out trip down the Carretera Austral, which is a famous road ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service