Posada del Rio
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... that was sorted we headed off to find the group, which had just started the tour. Our Uruguayan tour guide was a real gentleman and he gave the perfect amount of insight into the small town without overloading us in the heat, giving us time to explore further by ourselves afterwards. His comments on the Spanish and Portuguese architecture were particularly interesting, as the town is a real combination of both styles and cultures.
We enjoyed a long ...
... the top since it was about 91 degrees. That earned us a couple of beers at one of the cafes, where we enjoyed the breezes of the afternoon and watched the many stray dogs come and go, disrupting traffic.
We had read about a drink unique to Uruguay called medio y medio and were eager to try this blend of half white wine, half sparkling wine. So that night at dinner, we ordered a bottle. First, ...
... to eat and drink. We have a pricey $17 sandwich at a swanky little place and in the evening we go into a locals place for meat. We have ribs traditionally accompanied by chips and salad, which turns out to be very good. Next to us is a Asian looking guy, who orders steak by itself :)
Thursday 18h December
We have two night booked in Colonia, so we check out at 11 am and go straight to the bus terminal to take the first bus to Montevideo.
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... to the second pub right when it really started poring rain. We stayed until closing time which was probably no later than 10pm. On our way back to the hostel we ended up picking up a bottle of wine. When we got back we went into the common room where the owner and a South American were watching a movie. We were later joined by a Brazilian couple and an Uruguayan man. The Brazilian couple offered to feed us some amazing soup and so ...