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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!
... headset, vonage hookup, magic jack, my notes for the meeting and ran in. Ten cubicles full of gamers looked up at me as I ran in and asked if they had computers for skype. He answered dubiously, some times it works. Then he pointed me to the corner for another place that obviously had faster connections.
Turns out they were closed from 12-2, for lunch perhaps? It was 5 minutes to 2 so I stood right outside the door, waiting for them to let me in so I could ...
... and (at the very end of the point) their large and beautiful houses, with none higher than the height of the lighthouse bang in the middle of the suburb (as per city rules…)! At the very tip of the bay, we even found a collection of mermaids posing for us! We also came across two extremely large sealions basking in the sun at the yaught club, oblivious to all the cameras and boats trying to return! I have never seen such big seals, ...
... the bigger waves that came along. After all this activity it was clear a doze was required so whilst the Garlys went on a lunch finding exploratory mission (and probably a few laps of the beach) I settled down for a nice beach doze and pretty much stayed that way for the next couple of hours sleeping off last nights excesses (this must account for some of Emma´s interesting sumburn marks- Carly). After a bit more body boarding and a few new pummelling ...
... image I might have had arriving on a Harley, disappeared when the women handled the money.
The next night we stopped in San Jose Uruguay. Very nice hotel. Went for supper, and as I often found, the only size beer was the one liter bottles. This was not usually a problem, but that night I just did not feel like drinking much. I thought the answer might be to order the local drink...Espillinar, ...