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By Joshua Rapp Learn, Contributing Reporter

URUGUAY - From the first step off the ferry at nighttime, Colonia del Sacremento settles upon your senses with a serene, mysterious atmosphere. As you pass the blocks in darkness, past empty stone-clad avenues lined with trees, the architecture of the surrounding buildings seems to travel backwards in time under the dim light of the streetlamps.

When you arrive in the interconnected series of squares surrounding the ancient town’s colonial heart, lights give way to flickering, candle-lit cafes. An overnight stay in the romantic setting is the best way to enjoy the . . .

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