Backpacker De La Barra

Calle 9 #2306 El Tesoro, Punta del Este, 20001, Uruguay | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Punta del Este

Sun, Sand and S... Chivitos

A travel blog entry by gillie.bowen


... see pic) and he was delighted with his very rude cards from his daughters.

Punta del Este is all about beaches - it's very hot and sunny, and the surf is amazing. I have had problems with these waves (see pictures) and at one stage, thought I would be swept out to sea. My husband watched with amusement, taking pictures, whilst I nearly drowned. It is an Argentinian millionaires' playground. The development is ...

A Uruguayan New Year

A travel blog entry by bitten-bythebug


... in itself after too many night buses accompanied by Spanish films at cinema volume. Uruguay took us back to home with endless green fields and three times more cows than humans. At least the steak hadn't finished now we had left Argentina! Montevideo was less endearing than its surroundings and less glamorous than its name sounds. A bit run down and edgy it seemed to be initially without charm but we managed to track it down. It turned out our Saturday arrival was perfect, ...

Back to the beach!

A travel blog entry by juniorandange

... t help Juniors health.

The ferry cost’s $100USD and takes 1 hour direct from BA to Colonia, Uruguay. After that we had a 4 hour bus trip to get us to Punta del Este which is like the Gold Coast. High rise buildings, tanned beautiful bodies and great beaches. We stayed at a cool hostel called F&F hostel with a cool outdoor area with a bar and pool. It was pretty expensive though (like most places in Punta in peak season) we paid about ...

Last Day Spent in Heaven . . .

A travel blog entry by blog-leslita


... months and even if I tried, it would all be in Spanish. It is a little unsettling at times. Maybe it is better not being in touch with all of the horrible news stories that we so often hear every day. I don't have a blackberry or phone and really my only means of communication is with my computer when I have WIFI. Very different from what I am accustomed to back home in Regina where I am accessible 24/7 and where I am prone to ...

From culture to country

A travel blog entry by leoc1968

Today we took a road trip south of Punta,

First we went to Casa Pueblo, the house and art gallery of the famous artist Carlos Paez Villaro. You cant take a wrong picture here everywhere you look its a great view. Only suggestion I will give you is find out if there is a cruise ship in town cause if there is this place is full of day trippers and makes it really busy and ...


This hostel, located in the Downtown/West of Capitol Hill area of Punta del Este, is near Casa del Pueblo.
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