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Travel Blogs from Punta del Este
... 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!
... and all the labels are in town, so it was quite a change of scene. The beaches were nice enough and the place was unsurprisingly light on people again, but it was a little sad to be back in civilisation. It felt a little like the Gold Coast or Spain and the Lapataia Dulce de Leche (delicious caramelised condensed milk!) farm was closed, so we decided to head to on fairly swiftly. The Uruguayan capital of Montevideo next ...
... writing '&' actually uses more time and ink than writing 'y' so why on earth do they do it? It's just a wanton waste of resources, which is why we're launching a global campaign to ban the '&' in Spanish speaking countries. Contact us for details on how to donate.
It was a restful day on the beach. We got plenty of reading done and ate some more empanadas. Eventually we went back to the hostel to get changed and ...
... of like Gilligan's Island. On a huge holiday weekend the boat we booked our ferry home on broke down, so they had to re-book all 10,000 people with a different company. Niki and I got to the bus station in Montevideo thinking we only had two hours to pass before our bus would leave from Colonia. I am pretty sure the service staff played rock paper scissors to tell us the bad news as Niki and i stood in a line of two for an ...
... than to that, of an original version. The notion to buy quickly ‘evaporated’ and a bronze anchor with the inscription ‘Uruguay, Punta Del Este’, was bought instead. The purchase was mainly bought to spend the large amount of Uruguayan currency I had with me.
(In hindsight, not to be able to buy the shirt was a ‘blessing in disguise’. Luis Suarez (one of the player options), has had numerous unsavoury incidents and one of those was to do ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility