El Nagual Hostel
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We stayed for 3 days in Punta del diablo, west along the Uruguayan coastline towards the Brazilian border. It was heaven! Sleepy is not the right word as there were plenty of surfer types partying pretty hard in beachside shacks, but this place was fairly remote! Everyone that was here was here for the beaches so they weren't deserted, but they were gorgeous with a sand dune backdrop. The town ...
... around and by the lighthouse on the rocks were loads of sea lions. They were so funny, making a lot of noises to each other and fighting/ playing with each other, it was fun to watch. We then sat on the beach and had a few beers. We played in the sea but got a bit paranoid as we saw a few jelly fish and got scared. We then headed back at about 6 to get the truck and the bus back. We waited in the queue and let other people pass because we wanted to ...
... a bit cloudy which was good as if not it would have been too hot. It really got sunny by the last couple of hours so I went for a quick dip in the freezing cold sea. I kept checking with the lifeguard I was ok to walk around the points and that I was going the right way. They were all very friendly and when I told them where I was walking to they all said 'wow you really must like walking' clearly they don't. I remember in Mexico with Tas we wanted to ...
... Uruguay began having economic problems in the 1950s, which included inflation, mass unemployment, and a steep drop in the standard of living for Uruguayan workers. This led to student militancy and labor unrest. The military seized power in 1973and in 1984, massive protests against the dictatorship broke out. National elections were held in 1984; Julio Marķa Sanguinetti ...
Silly me – too much to hope to be lulled to sleep by the waves! Had the worst night's sleep of my whole trip, despite the beer. The fridge was really noisy, the windows thundered in time with every clap of the storm, the lightning flashes were like strobes through the pale curtains, but worst of all were the mosquitos! Middle of winter and the flat was chocked full of the noisy, hungry, little blighters who were constantly attacking me. Killed as many as I could, but mostly ...