Wood And Wine

Cutinella s/n, Colonia del Sacramento, 70000, Uruguay | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Colonia del Sacramento

Shall we go to Uruguay for lunch?

A travel blog entry by philandmups


... dollar is the slightly murky black market exchange rate and yet the rate is printed daily in the Buenos Aires Herald! The upshot of all that is tourists are desperate to get their hands on US$ in order to get more pesos for their buck and effectively make Argentina 25%25 cheaper. And Uruguayan ATMs dispense US$. We didn't actually need any US$ we just fancied a day trip to Uruguay and another country's stamp in our passports! ...


A travel blog entry by julieblyth


... time. Both Argentina and Uruguay have high levels of import duties so duty free is still very attractive. We had organised a bit of a tour so we got a bus tour when we arrived. It took about 45 minutes and showed that Colonia was a little sleepy outside the heritage old town. It was good to get our bearings though and we were also grateful as it was still raining at that point. After we got off the bus we picked up a headset and started ...

Long walks and room service

A travel blog entry by kevdebem


... buses would circle it once slowly - suckers! They don't know what they're missing riding in their air conditioned comfort. We started to walk to another attraction, a train museum, but wisely abandoned those plans about 3 minutes into the walk.
We returned to the artists store and a nice woman called a cab and refused any remuneration for her kindness. I had made a purchase on our earlier visit so I guess this was enough. ...

Going back in time

A travel blog entry by mirja.bester


... but I can only imagine how magical this place must feel with blue skies.

Colonia doesn't have a lack of cute restaurants, but unfortunately there is a lack of ones where you can pay with credit card. Colonia is, however, prepared for tourists with other currencies and will accept pretty much anything - Euros, Dollars, Argentine Pesos. So we counted our Argentine Pesos, did a quick conversion on the phone and confidently sat down at a tiny wine ...

Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

A travel blog entry by graybeard


... official processes me out of Uruguay and gives my passport to the Argentine immigration officer standing right next to him. She asks me for my proof that I paid the reciprocity fee.

Uh Oh.

Argentina charges Americans a fee to enter the country. Apparently the US charges Argentines a fee to enter the US so Argentina requires a $160 "reciprocity fee" of American citizens to enter Argentina. I have the paperwork showing I paid the fee and showed it ...


This hotel, located on Cutinella s/n, Colonia del Sacramento, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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