A picture is worth a thousand words, some say, so here are fifteen thousand words. Colonia Del Sacramento, new and old, is quiet, peaceful, scenic, and makes for rambling, sightseeing, day dreaming. There are many Europeans who come here to live and the entire city population is under 30,000.  Here, on one small boulevard, is an Apple store so you know that new has conquered old. This town dates back to the 1600’s and some of its original still standing buildings are churches and whorehouses which speaks volumes about human motivations and needs. This old town, full of history, is like old people sitting on the front porch watching people passing by and with-holding judgment. There is enough history here that eccentricity can be tolerated. This jewel is how Montevideo used to be before it got too big for its britches.
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