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Colonia del Sacramento

a short walk from the ferry to Colonia's old town
a short walk from the ferry to Colonia's old town
arriving at the posada
arriving at the posada
back onto the streets
back onto the streets
ruins of the first viceroy's mansion (17th c.)
ruins of the first viceroy's mansion (17th c.)
at the water, outside the original city defensive wall
at the water, outside the original city defensive wall
the fortress gate (rebuilt)
the fortress gate (rebuilt)
the Street of Sighs
the Street of Sighs
one of the pasajes
one of the pasajes
ruins of the convent San Francisco, and the faro (lighthouse) built into its walls
ruins of the convent San Francisco, and the faro (lighthouse) built into its walls
a walk along the water, around the peninsula
a walk along the water, around the peninsula
the towers of the Iglesia Matriz
the towers of the Iglesia Matriz
parts of the church date from 1680
parts of the church date from 1680
a snack near the fortress gate
a snack near the fortress gate
a couple of birds also having a snack
a couple of birds also having a snack
the yacht harbor
the yacht harbor
a model of the old town in a city museum
a model of the old town in a city museum
the famous restaurant El Drugstore
the famous restaurant "El Drugstore"
into the northern part of the peninsula
into the northern part of the peninsula
getting late
getting late
heading into the Plaza Mayor the next morning
heading into the Plaza Mayor the next morning
the Casa Nacarello house museum
the Casa Nacarello house museum
up on a building roof for a different view...
up on a building roof for a different view...
...and a little sunburn!
...and a little sunburn!
the tile museum (also a house museum)
the tile museum (also a house museum)
a ceibo tree, with the national flower of Uruguay
a ceibo tree, with the national flower of Uruguay
a final coffee in a pleasant square before we take the ferry back
a final coffee in a pleasant square before we take the ferry back