Posada El Viajero
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Non-smoking rooms
- 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 …
... Barra De Valizas.
This is a small beach town that again gets really busy in the summer (3 months away). The town has a ...
... by the appearance of one of the German guys that we met on the Torres del Paine hike, Joel. Pleasant surprise!
We learned our lesson and took our time getting up and getting ready on our final day in Colonia, after which we walked 5km along the beach (beautiful walk, gorgeous weather again), taking in the sight of the interesting Plaza del Toros. This is an old bullfighting arena in a state of disrepair, and although it ...
... chivito. This cholesterol bomb is a steak sandwich topped with cheese, ham, bacon, lettuce, tomato, olives and pickles. Awesome. And it obviously has to be washed down with a litre of the local beer. Once our long lunch was done it was pretty much time to head back to the ferry to return to Buenos Aires. To say we had "done" Uruguay might be a bit of an overstatement. But it's always nice to try somewhere new for lunch.... Phil and Mups ...
... able to call Sergio for a ride if our phones ended up in the water. Thank God we all perform well under water. I mean, pressure.
To celebrate our safe return to land after a stressful swim, we (literally) cracked open another bottle of wine and frolicked about on our private beach. Well, it was only a private party until the Uruguayan police showed up, uninvited I might add, but then we had a few guests to take part in our little ...