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Travel Blogs from Colon
... egg pie thing. It was so good I had two. The bus to Paysandu was the best bus ride of my life. There was wifi and I think I was the only person taking advantage of it. So, I streamed the new Good Wife, Downtown and Georgie; the country land wasn't bad to look at either. Once, we arrived we tried to find a company that would take us to Colon. We talked to a man selling tickets to Colon and he suggested we change our plans again. ...
... 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 ...
... bridge and over the river Uruguay to Paysandú. It was either Jim´s ´simpatía` or Uruguayan lack of due diligence -- getting through Customs was very quick. Personally I was slightly dismayed. Nothing was searched or even opened and a pen had to be found so that the customs official could sign their name on the bike´s gas tank. We obviously did not look very dangerous -- odd perhaps, old maybe, but definitely not dangerous.
... of the Argentinians. Coffee is not easy to come by, but there are many hot water stations....excuse me, mate stations, everywhere. So we are making our own....cowboy coffee!!!!
We will be visiting a friend of Camilo's in Buenos Aires, so we are excited to get to the first place that we actually know someone, and take a little break from the road. However, even with nice weather, we would need to stay somewhere in the middle tonight. We were shooting for ...
... way to get out and see the town and get some excercise at the same time. Afterwards I managed to jive a ride on the back of some guy´s mo-ped out to the local hot springs. The pools were pretty nice, all done up in a nice facility. The hot water felt great.
I was really only in Colon for a day but it was a nice tranquil visit. However, the picturesque beaches were unfortauntely closed. I saw some mention of Uruguayan ...
Other places to stay in Colon
Av. Quiros - Esquina 12 de Abril, Colon | Hotelfrom $127