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... equivalent is a place called Colonia del Sacramento (or Colonia for short). While its the shortest transfer point from its neighbouring country, that's where similarities to Calais end. Colonia is an historic old town with cobbled streets and picture postcard churches where the world has slowed down to almost a stop. Calais is a dump. There's not much to do in Colonia other than lazily wandering the streets taking photographs. ...
... time. Both Argentina and Uruguay have high levels of import duties so duty free is still very attractive. We had organised a bit of a tour so we got a bus tour when we arrived. It took about 45 minutes and showed that Colonia was a little sleepy outside the heritage old town. It was good to get our bearings though and we were also grateful as it was still raining at that point. After we got off the bus we picked up a headset and started ...
... is something reminiscent of Halloweentown. The cobblestone streets, omnipresent breeze, and deserted beaches left us to feel as though we had stumbled upon a ghost town. And when you're in a ghost town, the rules of reality don't seem to apply.
... Which is how we ended up stranded on a pile of rocks, 25 feet out from the shore, with ink stained hands and broken bottle of wine. After trying to tour a winery that was closed for ...
... being a protector in addition to a wanderer. It is not better or worse, just different- I feel that being prudent with a family in tow obviously involves more caution. When the motorcycle gang pulled up with guns drawn I knew it was go time. I'm just kidding- but I was relieved when there was a small artists store near our destination with some nice women who offered to call a cab for us when we got back from the bullring.
... had fallen to more comfortable levels. Unfortunately we were relegated to the slow boat on the way over, but it did give me a chance to catch up on some sleep, after a restless night due to the storms. It was still raining lightly when we arrived in Colonia, but not heavy enough to worry about pulling out the coats and umbrellas. We left the terminal building and made outer way to Tourist Information ...
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