Posada El Viajero
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking rooms
TripAdvisor Reviews Posada El Viajero Colonia del Sacramento
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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 …
... normal; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto;">A sweet old lady ran the hostel. Well, she was sweet until the morning Claire had a shower. The lady pulled open the shower curtain to start a full blown conversation in Spanish to a very naked very startled Claire. It proved very difficult to explain that this was not normal for us and for some reason we don't think its likely to be very normal for the rest of Uruguay either.
... on the ground and slashing my ankle open in the process! Devastating! Especially given that we had spent our last Uruguayan pesos on our products, to the cent! Still, I was able to use my card to purchase a new beer (super important!) before getting back to the hostel to patch up my leg which had bled a lot - it appeared the glass had slashed an artery.
On our final morning, we had a lazy start before making our way down to ...
... so we hopped on board with that idea and got 4 tickets to Colonia del Sacramento. We grabbed our tickets and headed over to the guys hostel to chill out and grab some lunch.
5 pm rolled around and we headed to the port. We checked in and passed though customs and immigration and got our entry stamps for Uruguay before even leaving Buenos Aires. Efficiency. We got a coffee waiting and then hopped aboard the ferry. We were sittin with the rest of ...
“The cemetery is an open space among the ruins, covered in winter with violets and daisies. It might make one in love with death, to think that one should be buried in so sweet a place.” Percy Shelley I am not sure this quote is that appropriate for Recoleta Cemetery as there aren't many flowers but there are certainly a few tombs in a state of disrepair, even ruin. It was still a very visually impressive place with ...