El Galope Hostel & Farm
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking
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... store that didn't reopen until 5pm, after siesta.
The day ended perfectly. The hostel had emptied out by Sunday evening, with the weekend crowd from Buenos Aires heading back, leaving the communal area all to ourselves. We built a huge fire and sat in front of the fireplace all evening playing games and eating the popcorn and empanadas that Jonathan had made. He cooked and cleaned all of the dishes and I truly felt relaxed and appreciated.
We arrived in Colonia del Sacramento by ferry from Buenos Aires, a welcome change from bus travel in South America.We arrived to heavy rainfall, and despite my pleas for a taxi, Mr H assured me it was only 400m or so, and we wouldn't get too wet, so we set off at a fast pace to our hostel. For some reason or other, we had booked a twin room for one night and a double room for the next, which confused the hostel staff no end, but both ...
Beard One full day is all that's needed in the low-tempo, peaceful, but yet stunningly charming town of Colonia del Sacramento. Colonia, as it's affectionately known, is a jolly 50-minute ferry journey from Buenos Aires. Upon touching down on Uruguayan soil, we noticed fresher air, happy and melodic birdsong, drastically less traffic, and as because of the crossing of timezones, an extra hour of sun. Colonia isn't a city, more of ...
... the charm of that colonial era. The city doesn't have too many tourist attractions but is the perfect city to just wander and soak in the laid back charm of the city.
Our hostel B&B wasn't too far from the ferry terminal and the room was awesome for our normal travels. The most impressive feature was the balcony overlooking the river which also provided a wonderful sea breeze through the room.
... were craving nuggets so off to Mcdonalds we went. They both only got 9! What the hell Argentina! Everytime we have ordered them! After this we walked back to the hostel (on the way Astrid FLICKED an Argie who was bothering us haha), and we bumped into Hugo and Tom outside who literally couldn't believe we made it to Uruguay haha. We had naps and then met up for a drink in the bar downstairs. The party tonight was in the other Milhouse, Milhouse Hipo, so ...