Posada El Viajero
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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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 did consider booking in advance but James & Lucy said it'd be cheaper in person and we should be fine just turning up. Whether it was busier because it's the weekend or more likely we just got there too late I dunno, but it is what it is. Instead we booked on for a (more expensive) boat at 18:45. This evening was the only time we were planning on spending in our first stop, with intentions to bounce on first thing tomorrow morrning. To compensate for today ...
... nicely furnished and had comfy beds. I promptly tested out the bedding with a siesta, whilst Mr H had a nosy around our new home for our stay in Colonia. Once the rain had stopped, we set off in search of a cash machine and then a late lunch/early dinner. I had a lovely pizza and Mr H a chivito (steak sandwich), whilst watching some football on the small TV.
The following day we awoke to lovely sunshine and after breakfast ...
The Uruguayan tourist town of Colonia is approximately an hour ferry ride away from Buenos Aires. So, this weekend a few of my fellow classmates and I decided to go there for a visit. The added bonus was that we could withdraw US dollars from the ATMs there. Due to the dodgy monetary situation of Argentina, changing US dollars attracts a better exchange rate (approx 25% better via the 'blue market' cambio dealers) than withdrawing Argentinian Pesos from ATMs or using your credit ...
... colonial town, in the south-west of Uruguay. No square metre of town is wasted, whether it be a quaint cobbled streets, year old fort remains, colourful buildings, or the majestic lighthouse. The high 20s temperature we were treated to were perfect, especially as we had the saviour of the breezy, coastal wind. Our hostel, El Viajero, was a grand mansion which has a classy, stylish ambiance. It was refreshing to have AC, a ...