Travel Blogs from Colonia del Sacramento
You could not imagine that such a gorgeous little places like Colonia del Sacramento was only an hours boat ride from the madness of Buenos Aires, this place is just heaven, if relaxation and no hustle bustle is what you are after you will love this place and it was just what mum and I were after after the heat and craziness of busy and large …
It would have been nice just to cross the river into Argentina from Fray Bentos but this is not possible due to a long standing dispute between the Argentinians and the Uruguayans over a Finnish owned pulp mill built on the Uruguayan side of the river. The Argentinians claim that they were not properly consulted over the construction of the mill …
... a baguette with steak, ham, cheese and a fried egg!! AMAZING!! We continued wandering around the lovely town.
But it was only a little town, so when we had finished, we bought some wine and sat in the courtyard of our hotel drinking for a few hours before dinner, and then did the same again afterwards!!
What a lovely way to spend the day!!!
... guide tonight....more of that later. After lunch (3pmish) we had some time to wander around by ourselves, the waterfront was lovely and ended up having a beer whilst waiting for the sun to set. Then walked out on the dock for photo opportunity. Heading off to Montevideo tomorrow morning on the 8am bus and will be there for a night then, oh joy, we have an overnight bus journey to look forward to. Must charge iPad and shuffle up before ...
... 140 first class tickets, oops. With our ferry not leaving until late in the afternoon we took a short tour on our bikes around the beautiful cobbled stone streets of Colonia´s famous old town area. It reminded us a little of Paddington in Sydney, Australia. Only having the bikes for an hour we dropped them off and headed to have lunch in a square next the Convento de San Francisco church. After finishing ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking