Cabañas El Rocio
Travel Blogs from Colon
... closed and many other places too so was forced to
settle for a hotel near the bus station. Headed straight out to check out the
waterfront before sunset – even saw a toucan swawking in the trees above. The river
Uruguay is wide and pretty here and had recently significantly flooded – the town
dock and bollards were mainly submerged and the famous waterfront cheese place
had to relocate to a nearby ...
Breakfast was at 7:00 am and we allowed ourselves some time for souvenir shopping before we headed for the tunnel under the Paraná river. Jim had some experience with tunnels in Ecuador and Peru, but I had little, and none on the back of a motorcycle. I was nervous. The Paraná river separates Santa Fe from the city of Paraná in the province of Entre Rios. It is the only way to get from one city to the other. The river begins to widen ...
... to the rear of the station had picnic benches set up for the truckers to camp out for a few hours. We picked a nice area and set up our tent; we enjoyed left over soup and some food inside the cafe before going to bed. Camping at a gas station was better than imagined, and a first for both of us.
....We will be sure to check our gear in the morning, as we spotted a tarantula earlier on Camilo’s boots! No other wildlife, other than the cows and truckers ...
... bordering on, well, Uruguay. I managed to finally figure out how to stream a Canucks game live on my computer. I watched their final game when they got eliminated by the heavy thumping LA Kings. The game was terrible to watch but at least the steak dinner and wine was good.
The next day I woke up late and went for a run along the river. It was quite a picturesque town. I have started running whilst traveling and find it ...
The Hotel Plaza, located on an attractive plaza a block or two away from the river, had a choice of old pokey rooms for about $60 or a new wing with very fancy rooms for $120 which I thought too much, especially for this small nondescript river town. The "manager" (who claimed to be a "good friend" of the owner, although I suspect he was the owner) ...
Other places to stay in Colon
Av. Quiros - Esquina 12 de Abril, Colon | Hotelfrom $127