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... so decided not to stay and
grabbed the 11am 4WD out.
The plan was to head to Punta del Este, somewhere with
things to do when it’s raining! Had a coffee in front of the fire while waiting
for the noon bus to Castillo, “capital of the medio-ambiente” apparently, but
more importantly on the bus route to everywhere!
An Ok little colonial town but didn’t boast a decent church
... and behind me the Umbu trees stand like sentries all staring at me,they had sucessfully turfed out the intruder!
That night at dinner with the rest of the guests whilst we talked about anything and nothing in an atmosphere of “polite getting know you” speak,I kept my little adventure in the forest to myself and smiled inwardly that for an hour or two that day I had become a 12 year old boy again,with an imagination that knew no adult bounds and how often do we get the chance to do ...
In Punta del Diablo, the beach cabins are as colorful and varied as the birds. The dogs are incredibly sweet. The water has more colors than we can count. And the forest is rich with pine trees and exotic flowers. It's the only place we've seen where the forest comes right out to the beach. Fortunately, it's easy to enjoy both, as it's uncommon to see more than a handful of people during a walk on the beach or a stroll ...
... for drink during my searching, things became more colorful meaning I was happier, meaning the weather got better as well. At the hostel things just became perfect. 4 Chilean blokes inviting me for drinks, and quit quickly all the inhabitants assembled on the balcony for a long night of extreme laughter conducted by Mark a new Zealand radio star and myself entertaining the crowd being rediculesly ridicules, running a fan fact competition, and conducting ...
... stop till around 5 in the morning.
The Uruguayans themselves are lovely, always friendly and their English can be remarkably good. They have no indigenous influence here, so most people are of the European descent, mainly Spanish or Italian.
But the most important part is that we love this place. Its utterly chilled out and too easy to get stuck in. So we have just extended our stay by a few days... ...