Hotel Punta Vip
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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Travel Blogs from Colon
... from the journey, so we wondered a bit. Until we found a restaurant where I got a delicious veggie pizza (had eggplant and zucchini). After that we decided to escape the rain and hang out at the hostel. My observations: The Uruguay - Argentina board is very chill; Even the small part of Argentina I've bussed across is way more hilly than Uruguay- late addition this is not my observation anymore! Not all buses are created ...
... while it was repaired. Sampled their one person board of fiambres, cheeses and accompaniments, washed down by an atresanal chopp dark beer – the “chopp” just means draught I believe.
Returned to my mustard yellow 70’s throwback room – guess all the hideous coloured 4 piece bathroom suites, like the old Renaults & Fiats, come to Argentina, to live out their remaining days
... bridge and over the river Uruguay to Paysandú. It was either Jim´s ´simpatía` or Uruguayan lack of due diligence -- getting through Customs was very quick. Personally I was slightly dismayed. Nothing was searched or even opened and a pen had to be found so that the customs official could sign their name on the bike´s gas tank. We obviously did not look very dangerous -- odd perhaps, old maybe, but definitely not dangerous.
10-28-2012 – Colon (Camp @ Shell Gas Station) Tarantula at the campsite
Today we woke up to a rainstorm, but we were blessed with a sunny day on the road. Thank you, thank you!!
Our bodies were a bit tired and sore, but we drove for several hours. Argentina has a lot of farmland in this area, and just as many cows as Brazil. Everyone has a thermous container for hot water, and a gourd, or a mate y bombilla, for their hierba mate....the ...
... 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 ...