Colonia del Sacramento, to give it its full name, is a small and scenic town on the southern coast of
Uruguay, on the banks of the River Plate straight across from
As the name suggests
it is a colonial settlement, founded by the
and it is now a world heritage site.
Colonia was the second last stop on our 2005 South America trip, we stayed here for a night after getting
the bus from
and before getting the fast boat to Buenos Aires across the River Plate.
I felt very relaxed in Colonia, it was a really chilled out place and very nice for taking photos
in. Aside from chilling out, we also hired scooters and a golf cart, all the better to explore the
old streets of the town.