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- Swimming pool
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... bushed it off and said the bus was still coming. So, we tried to be calm and patient two things I am not good at. At 1119 our bus stopped and picked us up. We now get to tell a funny typical South American story verse the horror story we were imagining in our heads. Finally after 7 buses, 54 hours, and two countries we made it too Iguazu falls only to find out there is thunder and lightening warnings all week. We were both ...
... 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.
... to Colon (opposite Paysand˙ on the river Uruguay). We went through chicken and soya bean farms, more lush than previously. We got to Villa Elisa some 60 km later, and it was immediately different. It was very well kept, pretty, thriving, and had a thermal spa to boot. We did not stop as Uruguay was too near. It was said that the mayor of the town was from the Opposition party (Union Radical).
Bypassing Colon we sped on to ...
... to the rear of the station had picnic benches set up for the truckers to camp out for a few hours. We picked a nice area and set up our tent; we enjoyed left over soup and some food inside the cafe before going to bed. Camping at a gas station was better than imagined, and a first for both of us.
....We will be sure to check our gear in the morning, as we spotted a tarantula earlier on Camilo’s boots! No other wildlife, other than the cows and truckers ...
... 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 ...