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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking
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... which is why seeing all these gauchos dressed up properly with spurs on their boots, knives in their belts, lasso's over their saddles and of course an iPhone in their hands was so special.
We had well and truly outstayed our welcome in Colonia as there was pretty much nothing left for us to see or do so we took off to one of our most exciting destinations yet and pretty much our main reason for visiting Uraguay… we were off to Fray ...
... skills and chilling out on park benches. It was very relaxing after 5 busy days in Buenos Aires.
2 more stamps and a boat ride later, we were back in BA for 6pm. After an early evening siesta back at the hostel, we decided to head out for dinner.
After so much beef over the last week, we were craving something a bit different. We settled on an Italian restaurant in San Telmo that we really liked the looked of, Amorino, and it turned out to ...
... spoon Rachel and Inge had wanted and then had what seemed to be a fruitless search for my bead to add to the necklace I am making. Of course it needed to be light blue to represent Uruquay's flag colour! It must have been the last shop when I spotted a blue stone which would suffice but then the shopkeeper decided it was $5 !! On his bike! So search resumed and in last possible outlet around the corner of the shop ...
... once we were back in a wifi zone we realised that, with four days to go until New Year, almost everywhere was full or triple the price we'd budgeted for. So in the end, we missed out on La Pedrera and Punta del Este, ending up in Colonia del Sacramento for a few days and then catching the ferry over to Buenos Aires in time for the bells instead. I'm not too worried about that, as fun as Punta del Este would have been, it is just a big beach resort city. So we got the bus ...
Despite calm conditions and a total lack of hijackings and congestion on the River Plate, our ferry from BA to Colonia managed to leave half an hour late and actually lose time during the crossing, arriving an hour late in Uruguay. So much for the "fastest ferry in the world"… And for some reason we were all held back by the crew once the Silvia Ana had docked and had to wait a further 20 minutes before disembarking. But we remained calm, ...