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... first experience of it.
The next day we explored the city. It felt very much like an old European port town, with cobbled streets and sweet little houses. We viewed the lighthouse and walked around the cities old bordering walls with cannons and a drawbridge.
The next morning we boarded the ferry to Argentina!
Kirsty & Joe
... We set out to organise our transport for the next couple of days and also find a tourist info centre. When we enquired about horse riding, I managed to just about explain in broken Spanish that we could only do half a day and if there were any places that could offer this. The lady at the counter handed me a brochure, pointing to a private ranch and told me I should call them to enquire, but she thought it was possible. I don't think I will be torturing ...
"Success is not a place at which one arrives but rather the spirit with which one undertakes and continues the journey." - Alex Noble
What a great thought. I have to say I've definitely had to change my expectations for success over the last month. Sitting in the U.S., looking ahead to this grand adventure, I knew that I would need to remain pretty flexible throughout the journey. I didn't have ...
... had only one traffic light, but it’s usually turned off.
She got us checked in to our hotel, the El Mirador, and left us for the day. They’ll pick us up at 11AM tomorrow for the drive to Montevideo. At first, I was thinking that would be too long in this town. It isn’t very scenic around our hotel; just one long, straight road out front, and run down houses out the window of our room. But they showed us on ...
... A few of us stayed out a little longer but apart from that there isn’t really much to tell.
Buenos Aries is the next stop where we leave Colonia by boat to land in Argentina for our last day/night of the tour. 80% of the tour group is sticking on in Buenos Aries or the surrounding region so we still get to spend a few more days together before we go our own ways.
Until then stay safe and happy ...