Backpacker De La Barra

Address: Calle 9 #2306 El Tesoro, Punta del Este, 20001, Uruguay | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the Downtown/West of Capitol Hill area of Punta del Este, is near Casa del Pueblo.
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Travel Blogs from Punta del Este

At sea, towards Puerto Madryn

A travel blog entry by rulian.fiske on Dec 04, 2014

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Well, this was supposed to be the first sea day, but now it's sea day #2. We got up after 8am - first time since we got on this trip that we slept past 8, and we did need the sleep.

It was a gorgeous day today - sunny, warm, with a pleasant warm breeze. Many people were sun bathing on the decks. We went to the 10am lecture about the battles of Coronel and the Falkland Islands 1914, which was very good. Then we went to ...

Punte del Este: An Artist and Olive Oil.

A travel blog entry by nickjackets on Apr 09, 2014

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... on the bus seemed to care a jot....this was South America after all and punctuality is not their strong point, if I had committed this heinous error on a UK bus I would have probably have been greeted with boos and hisses and clicks of the tongue!

My heart did sink at the sight of the bus as it meant that today I would be traveling to Punte del Este with the "herd", don't get me wrong , I realize that I too am part of the "herd" but it just so happens that I prefer not to ...

A little holiday on the coast of Uruguay

A travel blog entry by gemandkory on Apr 14, 2013

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... our or just going for a walk along the beach. The only tourist attraction that we knew about was seeing La mano en la arena, or “the hand” to everyone else. It is a sculpture of a giant hand that appears to be coming up out of the sand, and has been a fixture in Punte del Este since 1982.

Although our hostel was nice, the main strip of Punta del Este was quiet and clearly out of peak season. Numerous times ...

On to Punta del Este

A travel blog entry by hscoggin on May 26, 2012

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... Citibank. She’s from Mexico. I have no idea what their relationship is, but they seem to be good friends. Eventually, at almost midnight, we call a taxi and head back to our hotel. This is the latest we’ve stayed out, and we’re exhausted after all the walking in the afternoon.

Long version: We woke up in time for breakfast this morning, and had plenty of time to eat. Then we packed up and went to wait in the lobby for our pickup. They came just ...

Shopping, shopping and sea lions

A travel blog entry by equils on Dec 19, 2011

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This was a great shopping resort and although Dick gave it a shot to hang with us for a short while, we girls continued our exploration on our own. I found some nice Christmas presents and then on our way back to the boat we encountered two rogue sea lions begging for food at a fish market!