Cabo Polonio Hostel
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hostel costed more than any other hostel I stayed so far and had less service than usual - breakfast was also late (should have been from 8, I didn´t get anything until 9:30 when I left for the bus).
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Whilst Anna and I have been extremely happy with our chosen route through South America, we had to admit that the lack of heat and beach time had been playing on our mind. Crazy I know as we are traveling to Australia and Asia later in our trip! Either way, we kept hearing about how nice Uruguay's beaches are and given that you can get there in one hour by boat from Buenos Aires we decided on a whim to go for it.
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Today is World Diabetes day. Some of you will know that I have Type 1 diabetes and travel with my trusty companion, my pink insulin pump. I don't normally write about my diabetes but as its World diabetes day I am doing my bit to spread awareness. Friends and family have also asked me how I am managing travelling with my diabetes and a few fellow diabetic friends may want some tips, so here goes…..
I believe that diabetes doesn’t stop me ...
... Spanish and family meals with a great group of volunteers and the coordinators. On our day off, we ventured with Patrick, the other Aussie volunteer, to Santa Teresa national park to stalk capybaras, play with 8 tiny puppies (eeeee! :D I had to be forcefully pulled away) and watch the sun set over Laguna Negra. Our last day volunteering was Easter and after an egg hunt with Ric (this was absolutely necessary!), Ric hid lollies for the whole group and the girls raced ...
... and early and were just about to walk out of our hostel when we realised that we had forgotten to change our clocks to Uruguayan time and had in fact missed our coach again. Facepalms all round. Thankfully, we made it in the end. Cabo Polonio is a sleepy little village on the Uruguayan coast. It can only be accessed by specialised trucks that navigate the sand dunes surrounding it, which gives it a strange, cut-off, Wicker Man quality. It's also a real hippie haven with ...
... beaches highly (i.e. at all). The water is pretty filthy. We’re not sure if it’s dirty or it’s the sand, but you can’t see your feet at ankle depth. This is partially offset by points 2. and 3. in the positives above. And I don’t have an ear infection yet.
So we spent our first two nights in a UNESCO heritage listed town called Colonia del Sacromento. It’s cute… lots of old beautiful buildings, ...