TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Gloria Uruguaiana
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... and the province is so named because of all the Jesuit missionaries that arrived in the 17th century. The place we visited in particular used to be the centre of one such mission and despite being in ruins, has been restored a bit over the years. At its prime, ere were about 4500 indigenous people living there. There were originally 30 organized Jesuit communities in 1732. ...
Found some well hidden pesos so had to spend them – on a
whim finally got a haircut but not as I wanted – given the “lost in
translation” factor maybe better (and cheaper) here than Brazil! Also stocked
up on suncream – ever optimistic about enjoying the reputedly wonderful
Also fortified the dreadful ...
... and a blank of wood as the bar - my kind of place. After the live music the jukebox started up and we danced all night till closing. Don't think they'd ever seen the bar a) so busy and b) full of tourists (they actually took photos as evidence).
Breakfast in the paddock with a gorgeous sunrise over Uruguay River.
Back on the road heading to the capital Buenos Aires.
... there :)
My last week in Cordoba was not very eventful, but I had a great time staying with Couchsurfing host Marcos, it was a fantastic first couchsurfing experience. He opened up home and social life to me, and even drove me to the bus station before I left.
Another highlight was seeing a Uruguayan band with Emily from France and another Aussie, Llana... and you'll never guess where she was from... Belmont!
Well that is it for now, more soon. X
... in the garage. We went to the grocery store for food, and then cooked up two steaks and a veggie-potato soup with wine. We also bought some eggs for leftovers for the next day....a great strategy when on a budget. This one grocery stop would cost the same as a meal in a local restaurant, but it will provide a nice steak dinner with wine, along with breakfast, lunch and ...