Posada del Angel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPosada del Angel Colonia del Sacramento
really lovely place to stay
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... a good blue market rate for Sam's brand new crispy US dollars, so the crossing was pretty inexpensive too. More money left for the exorbitant rates charged for dulce de leche chocolate brownies, coffees and Quilmes beer which is how we spent most of our day in Uruguay! We also squeezed in some time between beer and food to explore the Barrio Historico (old quarter) which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, pottered around the town's fortress walls, Plaza Mayo and the checked out the ...
... a nice stroll by the coast to the old harbor. From the harbor you could also see the grounds of a nice theatre. We then went to the cathedral, Basílica del Santísimo Sacramento. Next to the cathedral were some small cafés and saw some old cars decorated with a dining table setting, some have plants and flowers growing out of them. We sat down at the bench close by in Plaza Mayor (main square) and watched people around. 2 workers ...
... it rained.The Spanish streets are convex,IE they bulge in the middle allowing the water to flow down either side of the street.The Spanish streets also have pavements.
The roofs of the two nations are different too.The Spanish homes have flat roofs whilst the Portuguese have Tera cota tiled roofs.An interesting fact,when you look closely at the Tera cot ta tiles they are not all perfectly the same size,some are larger curves,some smaller,the ...
Back to the small cobbled streets of this small town on the river.
Just a quick over night stay before heading onto Argentina. We arrived late morning I believe, just in time to go for an early lunch and get some Milanese in our bellies. I've eaten a shocking amount of Milanese and its so nice and cheap. Not anywhere near as good as the Milanese at Nino's Trattoria in Pangbourne, a lovely little family owned restaurant to which we have no affiliation but ...
... made us hurl. I wouldn't joke about it at all, but the video selection that they were playing right in front of our faces, was 'Planet Earth,' the beautifully made British series of amazing nature scenes...But, the scenes unfolding in front of every already vomiting person, were that of Penguins, regurgitating food into their offspring's mouth. Wow, I literally laughed out loud at the irony.