Pueblo Arriba Hostel
Travel Blogs from Punta del Diablo
... to Adam and Anna, an American couple that were heading to Brazil for World Cup. They were lovely. The rain cleared up so,we headed out to check the other beach and find the fish empanadas guy. Apparently the second best in the whole of South America. We walked to the beach it was nice but very choppy. We have noticed that the water is very brown here. The town is small but spacious, with dirt roads twisting around shops and homes. We walked through the centre and ...
... some really great people :) Some turtle facts: Karumbe means turtle in the local indigenous language. Tortuga is turtle/tortoise in Spanish Only 1 in 1000 hatchlings survive to breeding age By looking at isotopes in the layers of a turtle shell, you can tell what it has been eating in recent months Unlike what the Disney movies show you, a turtle cannot 'climb' out of its shell Leatherback turtles are the largest turtles in the world Green turtles eat algae (and plastic ...
... lined with plane trees. But that’s where it ends. You can walk around the town in about 5 mins tops. Our visit probably wasn’t aided by the fact there was a heat wave and we wanted to hop in the water but the website “coloniadelsacromentosucks… ” suggested that the reason the water was brown was because it is filled with the poos of Portenos. You can actually see Buenos Aires skyline in the distance. Not inviting despite the locals telling us ...
... any British summer we've had! We spent most of Thursday sunbathing on the beach, and wore shorts and vest tops. Did I mention the private beach?!
On Friday we walked around Santa Teresa National Park, which is huge, and we had the entire place to ourselves apart from several noisy flocks of parakeets nesting in the trees. We were wandering around in a beautiful tranquil place and ...
... time it brings you back, together with those feelings you had at that time. On this trip I was aware of this nostalgic power more then ever, and once getting hold of local music from the continent I would enjoy the new music, knowing it will bring me back someday. Whilst walking on the virgin sand, alone on a 3 hour walk on the beach with my new music, and occasional sun I listened over and over again to the songs that soon enough became my goodbye songs ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking