Cabanas El Rocio
Travel Blogs from Colon
... 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 ...
So after taking a night bus to the border with Uruguay I ended up in the town of Colon for a few hours till the bus to Paysandú in Uruguay left. I hung around with some other backpackers and the dogs that followed us through town. The town it self was pleasant and nothing exciting, just ...
Unfortunately the port was closed yesterday and we were not allowed to move anywhere. Port has opened today with good SW winds of about 20kts which we are planning to jump on the back off to get some miles under our belt. The boat is all ready with plenty of food (and treats) on board to keep everyone fueled for the first leg.
Other places to stay in Colon
Av. Quiros - Esquina 12 de Abril, Colon | Hotelfrom $127