Posada del Angel
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really lovely place to stay
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Colonia is 1 hour by ferry from Buenos Aries down the Rio de la Plata... or 2 hours if you are cheap like us and opt for the slow ferry! I instantly loved this place the moment we arrived. It is UNESCO world heritage and a really beautiful old town with cobbled streets, old forts and city walls, quaint shops and restaurants. It was quite a change …
... meal in Uruguay and one of the most expensive, reinforcing our idea to not stay long in this country. After dinner, we walked around the town a bit more and witnessed a local football game going on. We were a bit late to enter and watch it as it was well underway and the locals looked a bit crazy. That night, we didn't sleep very well. There was the aftermath of the game with the fans passing by our hotel at about 12-1am and then at 5am in the morning a very ...
... a much nicer hostel down the road before setting off to explore. Colonia is a small and very beautiful colonial port town, orginally used by the Portuguese to smuggle goods into BA. We spent a lovely day wondering the cobbled streets in the sunshine and even climbed to the top of the old town lighthouse to get a better view of the town.
Our next stop was Montevideo and the following afternoon we hopped on a 3 hour bus to the capital.
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... cats, caimans and then made our way back to the baby pumas again and they were still cute as ****. We hung around there a while and I had to call time on it, otherwise we would have spent all day there.
Just when we thought this place has given us all it's got as we were approaching the jaguars, until we spotted a seriously playful baby jaguar appeared. We stayed here for at least another 30 minutes watching ...