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Colonia to Carmello to Buenos Aires

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So after Montivideo we headed to Colonia and after thinking we may have to spend another night on the beach we found a nice hostel to stay at. We met some irish girls and a guy from Holland who had adopted a dog and had been travelling with him for 6 months... he was really cute so we shared a room with them. Colonia is a really nice town quite chilled out with a nice beach and quay. We went up a light house and saw some museums which was interesting. We also saw some really nice sunsets whilst we were there.

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After Colonia we got a bus to Carmello and little town which is a bit off the ´gringo trail´which was nice. We stayed in a hotel here which was one of the cheapest places we´ve stayed and we had a private room with a bathroom and satalite tv, it was amazing. We had a proper holiday day here and spent a day on the beach swimming and reading. We also went to a steak house and had an amazing meal with all sorts of meats, i think there was some intestines in there somewhere. The beach there was so lovely, it was fresh water and nice and clean and so warm!! There wasn´t much to do in the town but it was nice to wander and relax. So then we took the boat from here through the delta to Tigre a suburb of Buenos Aires which was a really great journey, loads of boggy islands to look at on the way.

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So we arrived in Buenos Aires and got to our hostel where everyone put in some money and got a load of beer and meat and had a really nice BBQ. We had a day of walking around the town with no real aim, and despite getting a bit lost we saw some interesting old buildings- there are some really strange old antique markets and stuff in San Telmo, the area where we were staying.

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Since we are going to take a spanish language course in Buenos Aires on our way back from Patagonia, we decided not to stay too long this time round so we booked a bus to Barioloche.

Posted by St Martins 04:34 Archived in Argentina Tagged train_travel

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