Travel Blogs from Colon
... definitely in the Entre Rios province.
Lunch on the bus was a couple of micro thin plasticky crustless
ham and cheese sarnies with crackers and biccies. Finally got to Colon after
4pm and grilled tourist info but was a struggle, both the overheating with the
heavy luggage on the gravel streets and not being able to get a hanky to blow my
streaming nose – have been under the weather since yesterday.
... delta at this stage. The road led from island to island above ground, before going under for some 4 km. The tunnel was clear and well lit. I was relieved.
Paraná city is small and is in part a bedroom city for Santa Fe. We were soon through it and were on route 18 going East when the heat hit us. The countryside did not differ much from what we had seen the day before. All went well until we were stopped by the police. ...
... 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 ...
... bordering on, well, Uruguay. I managed to finally figure out how to stream a Canucks game live on my computer. I watched their final game when they got eliminated by the heavy thumping LA Kings. The game was terrible to watch but at least the steak dinner and wine was good.
The next day I woke up late and went for a run along the river. It was quite a picturesque town. I have started running whilst traveling and find it ...
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 ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center