Posada El Viajero
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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The town of Colonia was founded by the Portuguese in 1680 which was disputed by the Spanish who settled across Rio de la Plata in Buenos Aires. It went from crown to crown in many battles over a hundred years. It eventually came into the hands of the Brasilians in 1816, and then liberated themselves as their own country of Uruguay in 1828. There …
... we had already gone through all the immigration formalities in BA and soon we would be breezing through the Port of Colonia and on our way to our rustic hideaway in the middle of a Uruguayan vineyard.
However, we had not banked on the fact that any vestige of passenger and luggage logistics or organisational skill would have evaporated somewhere mid-river. All checked luggage from the boat was loaded randomly onto three separate ...
... America for the last month or two and a while back we had suggested meeting up if we cross paths. Which is literally what we did as we reached a street crossing on our wander around Colonia. It took no time at all to decide that a beer was needed to have proper catch up. Alison has spent the last two months travelling down from Ecuador and when we met her, her other half Sam had just met up with her for the last two weeks of her trip. It was quite surreal to have a mini reunion ...
... the square with the blower ( dunno what's it's called) to blow the grass off the pavement and the other sweeping the fallen leaves. Not sure why they use different methods for doing the same job. Kids running everywhere and screaming away, definitely not the most peaceful moment so we left and went shopping for a Uruguay iron on patch for our bag. We did buy one and ended up buying a cool nice warm neck scarf and a South American style ...
... we got to our hotel our total journey had been 26 hours . . . Hope it's worth it! It was, we enjoyed a walk around the coast on a cloudy day, which for us was just perfect, but as we were deep in conversation forgot that we were walking towards the derelict and abandoned (for over 100 years) bull ring and turned around too soon so missed it! The old town was lovely, with cobbled streets and cute houses and lots of trees and flowers, truly European. You ...