roaming in recoleta and uruguay

It’s only an hour’s boat ride from Buenos Aires to Colonia, Uruguay. On Sundays, when everything shuts down in BA anyway, popping over to Colonia for a lazy afternoon is the perfect way to idyll away one of the last days of summer.

The street signs are beautifully painted tiles, there’s a lighthouse, and it’s a UNESCO site. What else could one want?

Colonia photo album

Some midweek shennanigans were had as I taught my mom how to use G+ chat.

And yesterday, we wandered around my neighborhood, taking in the sights, and of course, eating ice cream.

Recoleta album

The Koltsanos left for Salta today, an event that makes me sad. They really made slipping into the expat transition worlds easier and of course they’re just superfun folks. After Salta, they’re headed to Bolivia, and I hope Jeneral will be able to find the parasite she’s been longing for to help her drop the extra kilos she mysteriously picked up along the way.

Happy Monday.