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South America » Uruguay » West » Colonia del Sacramento March 22nd 2003

Geo: -34.4771, -57.8386Off early; met guide. Into van and off to Colonia del Sacramento. Stopped for a coffee first. Next, we stopped at a small, "artisan" winery to view the process, taste their product. I was not wild about any of the wines, but we bought one we liked best. Really enjoyed Colonia del Sacramento, a protected UNESCO site. Architecture is quite interesting; loved the courtyards in many of the houses. Saw the Avenue of Sighs, where slaves were brought from the sea to the market during colonial times. WE didn't have a lot of time in Colonia, but we enjoyed what we had.On the way back, we stopped for a delicious lunch at a dairy farm. When we arrived, we saw this huge spread and assumed it must be for a large tour group ... ... read more
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