Gran Hotel Paysandu
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Breakfast was a couple of tiny muffins and one cup of good
coffee – happily had some butter & jam snaffled from previous places and a
roll from dinner so didn’t starve. Had another coffee at the bus station but
was awful and not cheap.
The weather got significantly sunnier and warmer as we
headed north for 5 hours through huge swathes of grassy bogs criss-crossed by
rivulets and ...
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 ...
... 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 ...
... 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, ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services