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... greeted by two big dogs running at us barking which was pretty terrifying, but they were soon called into the house and a guy came and let us in. Where we are staying is pretty much a large wooden shed. There is a kitchen dining area, makeshift lounge with sofas made of bed frames and old bits of sponge, then a few dorm style "rooms" if you can call them that, with three or four beds in each. We were shown into a room with a double top bunk, dumped our bags and went back into the ...
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 to shoot some night photos (hence trekking national geographic tripod on trek through the dunes) to her complete and utter horror, it was cloudy, cold and there were no sea lions near the lighthouse. However on walking round the little town in the dark what we did find was candles everywhere. Each house ...
... amongst the locals)… This was the nastiest alcoholic beverage that I have tried. The two ingredients combined tasted like you had just swallowed a mouthful of insect repellant, so needless to say I didn’t come close to finishing it! To finish off, we spent the nights sacrificing our bodies to the dozens of mosquitoes that had made it into our dorm room. I don’t think Uruguay has Malaria? ...
... served tasty steak. But as someone on our travels said, its nice, but it ain't Argentina! Back to Buenos Aires and the last leg of our journey. Here's a footnote to travelers, don't get your ferry tickets from Buquebus, wander into the ferry terminal to SeaCat to get you tickets at least 30% cheaper. Even better, get on T'internet and book through Seacatcolonia.com and get them for half the price.
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 truck which then takes you across the sand dunes for 30 minutes before pulling onto the final stretch where the beauty of Cabo Polonio is for all to see. This ride, at the best of times was up and down, from side to side ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking