Travel Blogs from Cabo Polonio, Uruguay

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The Cape - Our few days at Cabo Polonio, Cabo Polonio, Uruguay travel blog

The Cape - Our few days at Cabo Polonio

A travel blog entry by jonnyandjanette

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This is where we begin to get off the beaten track thanks to the advice of Miguel at El Galope hostel. Cabo Polonio is, as we understand it, a slightly illegal settlement that the government have made into a natural reserve to stop any more building on ...

Storms, buckets and dunes, Cabo Polonio, Uruguay travel blog

Storms, buckets and dunes

A travel blog entry by hilletulp

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... of tall plants, only the live music was an indication of the location of it. Jamming happens constantly and everywhere in Cabo Polonio, it was absolutely beautiful to see people without TV, facebook etc. People meeting people. Everywhere little circles, ...

Beach Shacks and Sealions in Cabo Polonio, Cabo Polonio, Uruguay travel blog

Beach Shacks and Sealions in Cabo Polonio

A travel blog entry by gypsylifestyle

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We took a 2 hour bus ride to the tiny beach/fishing village of Cabo Polonio. The bus dropped us off on the roadside where 4 wheel drive trucks were waiting to take us on the 5 mile trek across the sand dunes into the actual town. The town is on a ...

Hippy Beach, Cabo Polonio, Uruguay travel blog

Hippy Beach

A travel blog entry by peskymonkey

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Another place we had been told to definately visit in Uruguay was Cabo Polonio... this was a small beach restort that was full of hippies and sealions but had no electricity and running water... We took a short bus journey (1 hour) south of Punta Del ...

Relaxing, Punto del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Relaxing

A travel blog entry by will.traveller

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Punto del Este is a narrow strip of land. It has the Atlantic Ocean on 1 side and a bay on the other. Both are extended beautiful beaches. The ocean has lots of waves with many surfers and a younger crowd. The bay is more family oriented. My hotel, the ...

Uruguay - Sorry we're closed, Cabo Polonio, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguay - Sorry we're closed

A travel blog entry by andyryder

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... or taking out US dollars. Now, I'm no economist, but surely thats no good for a nations economy. Eventually we came to Cabo Polonio which is an amazing place. Only authorised  vehicles are allowed on the peninsula so we had to leave our ...

Beaches in Uruguay..., Barra De Valisas, Uruguay travel blog

Beaches in Uruguay...

A travel blog entry by dianeontheroad

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... by food and wine/beer of course. Although one of the days I decided I needed to do some exercise, and so walked from Valisas to Cabo Polonio which is a pretty tough walk across the dunes in the heat of the day (as I set off a bit late), but it took ...

Lost posessions and bird attacks, Cabo Polonio, Uruguay travel blog

Lost posessions and bird attacks

A travel blog entry by marie-line

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... , the supernatural is a cool thing to blame stuff on. So, without my usually close company, my notebook, we went on our way to Cabo Polonio. And how we loved it there! It's a surreal world... This is a little oceanside village, laying behind the dunes, so ...

Cabo Polonio 02. - 04.12.2012, Cabo Polonio, Uruguay travel blog

Cabo Polonio 02. - 04.12.2012

A travel blog entry by adri.ana

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... lange Küstenlinie erstreckt sich im Süden bis zu Grundstück Nr. 1.577, während im Osten die Fünfmeilenzone die Nationalparksgrenze bildet.  Cabo Polonio hatte bei der Volkszählung im Jahr 2011 95 Einwohner, davon 60 männliche und 35 ...

Fun Summer Beach Days (And Night), Cabo Polonio, Uruguay travel blog

Fun Summer Beach Days (And Night)

A travel blog entry by sarahpearl

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Remote town with no water or power, Cabo Polonio, Uruguay travel blog

Remote town with no water or power

A travel blog entry by mattyjordan

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... with all our stuff in it. We waited about 30 minutes for this huge 4x4 to take down the road about 7km into town. Cabo polonio is this colourful little hippy town full of hostels and colourful buildings and flags, the la boca of Uruguay but way cooler. ...

Cabo Polonio, Rocha, Uruguay travel blog

Cabo Polonio

A travel blog entry by saralouisekelly

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Cabo Polonio, Cabo Polonio, Uruguay travel blog

Cabo Polonio

A travel blog entry by saralouisekelly

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Travelling here was different as we had to get on a 4x4 truck from the main road which took us over the sand dunes and along the beach to the village. On the way it was very weird to see cows on the beach! There is a scattering of small dwellings in the ...

Mar 28, 2011, Cabo Polonio, Uruguay travel blog

Mar 28, 2011

A travel blog entry by m-and-mp

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Life's a beach, Cabo Polonio, Uruguay travel blog

Life's a beach

A travel blog entry by caroline_little

... a 4 hour bus journey from Montevideo, we were dropped off at the side of a deserted highway.  The only clue to Cabo Polonio's existence was a couple of huge 4x4 trucks with raised suspension.  After a bumpy 7km ride over nothing but sand dunes ...

Cabo Polonio, Cabo Polonio, Uruguay travel blog

Cabo Polonio

A travel blog entry by peacefrog

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... no water, but a cosy cabana with stuff to cook, toilets (without running water), couch, etc... Perfect. The reason that brings people in Cabo Polonio is that there is a loberia (colony of lobos). We went to the cape to see them. The sun was gone, but ...

Cabo Polonio, Cabo Polonio, Uruguay travel blog

Cabo Polonio

A travel blog entry by stubo

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... hastle in getting here, bus 5 hours instead of 4 and then hopped onto a 4x4 thingy to take us to the beach village. Cabo Polonio has no roads, no cars, no electric, no building equipment is allowed in - it is seriously small and SERIOUSLY COOL! We ...

Foggy Day, Cabo Polonio, Uruguay travel blog

Foggy Day

A travel blog entry by peacefrog

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The plan of the day was to go for a long walk in the huge dunes north of Cabo Polonio, possibly with the option of walking all the way back to Valisas (8km in straight line, but in the sand and over dunes). And I had set my alarm clock to go and see the ...

Uruguay, Punto del Diablo, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguay

A travel blog entry by alibongo

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... .  Here we said good bye to my parents who traveled from here down to Peninsula Valdes and we traveled onto Uruguay. We caught a catamaran from Buenos Aires crossing the famous Rio de la Plata, the water that separates the rival footballs teams ...

A day out with the hippies, Cabo Polonio, Uruguay travel blog

A day out with the hippies

A travel blog entry by katherinelevy

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... fire and make a donkey!!!!) and no real running water, but there was a bed and it was pretty clean. The reason we went to Cabo Polonio in the first place on our day out was that Katya had promised me the most amazing stars and sea lions, she had wanted ...

Noches by Candle light, Cabo Polonio, Uruguay travel blog

Noches by Candle light

A travel blog entry by james_and_robin

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Set on the peninsula of a Nature Reserve, Cabo Polonio is probably more likely to be the place The National Geographic was talking about as 'the' place to visit in Uruguay this year. In order to get to this remote spot, you have to board a large 4x4 ...

Thank you, Anthony Bourdain, Cabo Polonio, Uruguay travel blog

Thank you, Anthony Bourdain

A travel blog entry by intrepidfred

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... reportedly offered big money to buy land but the locals (mostly hippies and fishermen) have refused. There are no roads leading into Cabo Polonio. Between the bus stop and the town are 7km of sand dunes. You can elect to walk or you can pay a ...

Halloween in Punto Del Diablo!, Punto del Diablo, Uruguay travel blog

Halloween in Punto Del Diablo!

A travel blog entry by thelepkis

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... Diablo (Devil's Point) in time for Halloween!  It is GORGEOUS here!  It's a tiny little town in the East coast of Uruguay, only about 5 hours from Montevideo.  The streets are all dirt/sand and because it is on a bit of a peninsula, it ...

Blogbuch die Sechste, Küste Uruguay, Uruguay travel blog

Blogbuch die Sechste

A travel blog entry by saschasito

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... . Ein mystisch und magisch zugleich angehauchtes Wort haben wir bereits kennengelernt: Cantombe! Ein zweites wäre wohl:  Cabo Polonio! Der Konterpart zu Punta del Este gerade mal 150km weiter nordwerts gelegen. Ein Unterschied wie Tag und Nacht der ...

Hippie Colony, Cabo Polonio, Uruguay travel blog

Hippie Colony

A travel blog entry by bmareschal

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... Atlantic coast is lined by never-ending beaches interspersed by a range of cute and less-so villages. One such village is Cabo Polonio. Whilst I had heard about it from Catherine, it is not well known by international tourists and thus seldom in travel ...

Cabo Polonio, Cabo Polonio, Uruguay travel blog

Cabo Polonio

A travel blog entry by algo_77

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... la plage. Ça n'a pas de pris. Rien à voir avec le béton de Punta del Este. A faire si vous venez en Uruguay. Huge change between Cabo Polonio and Punta del Este. I would say it is the opposite. Indeed we arrived in a small village on the coast where ...

Beach Candles, Cabo Polonio, Uruguay travel blog

Beach Candles

A travel blog entry by jmabro

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... at and socialising around. We were just staying one night so shared a 4 bed dorm with one other traveller, a lovely Australian lady. Cabo Polonia is home to sea lines and on the migration path of Antarctic seals, penguins, whales, birds and, no doubt, ...

Valizas, Valizas, Uruguay travel blog

Valizas

A travel blog entry by kuniman

Short move to small village north of Cabo Polonio. Planning to visit Cabo Polonio again and also to see Aguas ...

Am Strand mit Sonne, Wind und Regen, Cabo Polonio, Uruguay travel blog

Am Strand mit Sonne, Wind und Regen

A travel blog entry by moeller

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... ich vom normalen Bus auf einen 4x4-Truck umsteigen und bin dann so mit vielen anderen Touristen ins Dorf gehoppert. Cabo Polonio ist tatsachlich ganz huebsch, vor allem weil´s keinen Strom gibt und darum die in Suedamerika allgegenwaertigen Stromkabel ...

Day in Cabo Polonio, Cabo Polonio, Uruguay travel blog

Day in Cabo Polonio

A travel blog entry by rozmcloughlin

Today we drove further down the coast of Uruguay to a town called Cabo Polonio, i was thinking it would be just another small beach town but it was totally different from anything i was expecting! We were told we couldn't drive to it.  Only locals ...

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