Posada del Angel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPosada del Angel Colonia del Sacramento
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 …
... markets and the handful of museums housed in renovated old buildings, snapping pictures of the run down vintage cars parked permanently by the side of the roads and people watching. The beer is good and cold, the people generally friendly and the place has the feel of a happy holiday town. As Sue succinctly described it, Colonia is the Uruguayan equivalent of a cross between Busselton and Havana. We will take away ...
Leaving Montevideo the day started hilariously watching the reactions and also the complete lack of recognition when Brendon took his hat off for Breakfast and revealed his freshly shaved cue ball.
With food in our stomachs it was off to the bus terminal via taxi for a public bus to the port town of Colonia which sits at one of the narrower points of the Rio del la Plata and acts as the gateway to Buenos Aires.
The bus journey ...
... two dogs – Beefeater and Negroni, who “are so friendly they don’t even bark” but who then proceeded bark rather menacingly, harassing the life out of a nasty looking Argentinian black and white tega - a 4.5 foot long lizard that resembles a cross between a snake and Thunderbird 2 – that was sheltering from the intense sun under our deck.
Much as we wanted to just slump into the chairs on the terrace and soak ...
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