Gran Hotel Paysandu
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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 ...
... found the reception, however, we were informed that a school group of about 70, 11 and 12 year old campers were there and would be engaged in "night activities" until 2am.....we quickly packed up an left. Camping here can be a bit strange, as you have to pay a fee per person, and then a fee for the space you put the tent....not to rent a tent. Anyway, seems to be the standard in campgrounds around here.
Almost out of gas, and in search for a station ...
... up river possibly contaminating the river. It seemed to be quite a political issue between the two countries. with signs up in Colon advertising a rally of some kind protesting the mills. I read that Uruguay insists that they are following international protocols for the running of the mills, but obviously, with the Argentinean beach closures, the Argentines do not trust the whole situation, another interesting story...
... along the river front and window shopped in the main street.
Crossing the border was the most effortless yet, the bus only stopped once as both countries shared the same gateway (usually they are about 2km apart) and the bus driver took all the passports, so we didn't even have to get off. ...
... now worshiped like a saint. We had seen the fair being set up on our way through on the bus next to his shrine and it looked to be shaping up to be a huge event.
The cowboys we did see hanging around looked the real deal with wide belts with fancy leather-work and silver-work and large hats, the string under the chin adjusted with, again, beautifully worked silver ornaments. It was a far cry from kiwi farmers in their gumboots, shorts, singlets and checkered, ...
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