Hostal de la Candelaria
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Had an ok night, except for a spider crawling all over me,
but was till happy there was plentiful good strong coffee but the rest of the
breakfast pretty blah!
Got the 9.45, thankful the rain stopped for the 10 min walk
to the bus station, to Montevideo and changed for Carmelo. My plans for the
loading up on dollars were thwarted by a defective ATM but thankfully the ...
... pretty Bad storm had gone through the Area killing People in Buenos Aires and Uruquay , this probaly inspired the Airport People to Tie Down my Airplane quickly after Landing altough the Wind was moderate with 15 kts.
I will explore the Area tomorrow....
Early start going east along the shore route # 10 via La Barra ,Jose Ignazio,La Paloma,Cabo Paloma where I stopped and climbed up the Lighthouse tower in La Paloma. Then somebody told me that up the road where you have to cross ...
... person staying there, so we took over the kitchen for three days and were living at half our budget. Result! We were back on track.
Our first night in La Paloma, we slept for 12 hours, had breakfast, and slept for another two; our second night, we slept for another 12 (I told you we were tired!), it was heaven.
Our stay here really was a holiday within 'The Trip'. We relaxed with our books and ...
... sure the prices were hiked up due to the cruise ship too. All in all worth a look. and the drive there is not too bad either you get some amazing views of the Punta del este coast line from this vantage point.
Then we headed to "la Pataia" ranch, nice country drive and they show you how Dule De Leche is made and once you walk around the traquil gardens and the kids do ...
... the same; in this case, still feeling rough. Alas, the decision to explore was taken.
Heading out of the hostel, there was literally nothing around. (In the last blog exert this was touched upon but I had not found that fact until today). With all the streets leading nowhere, my interest in exploring waned. Soon, the goal was to locate a restaurant for breakfast/lunch. This was soon downgraded to anywhere selling food as no restaurants were nearby.
After a lengthy ...