Barra Brava Casa de Mar
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... square in Carmelo had a couple of options, one of which worked.
Turns out the hostel does not exist where stated and most
hotels near the river, about 10 blocks from the Plaza. Had to go to the ferry
terminal to get decent info and a map and then settled on a nearby hotel after
exhausting 3 other, 2 of which were unmanned – 700 pesos and not nice!
... was really nice.
We also drove through some very cool neighbourhoods, with me of course taking thousands of pictures!! Hah :)
We had the most famous ice cream in the country on the way back to the car and saw some seals at the port.
Made our way back and ended up arriving home late enough to enjoy some wine with ingrid before going to sleep.
There isn't much ...
... expectations and although we had just missed Uruguay's summer months, the town had a similar feel to the "good parts" of Miami Beach. I was dying for some sushi after eating countless cows in Argentina. Shockingly, the sushi/pizza/empanada shop didn't have the best sushi. After I overcame the disappointment of my unexceptional salmon roll, we were back to square one: empanadas. The empanades take shape in Punta Del Este, literally. The shape of ...
... Este, 222 km further along the coast. The night was…well…it was interesting. I awoke sometime in the night thinking: "this feels wrong". My head was down and my legs and feet were up. I was lying at an angle, with my head pressing hard against the headboard. Slowly things seem to straighten out and then woops… back at an angel again. I was so tired that I could only think: what the??? And fell asleep again.
The next morning we heard ...
... We relaxed on the sand and played Frisbee in the water. It was here that I fell in love with Uruguay, bikinis and all.
What I learnt from this excursion: 'Never trust a girl when they recommend a beach’. Sure it may have had nice palm trees and nice water, but it was definitely a beach for families. Whilst the bikinis covered some more bum in general there were a few who seemed to migrate from bikini beach over to the Isla of ...