Pueblo Arriba Hostel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Punta del Diablo
... and mysterious and half-dead – nothing open and nobody about, just me and
the dogs! Found a couple of open restaurants so plan to return manana for the
fabled bunuelos de algas, seaweed fritters, a local speciality that I have been
dying to sample.
Headed to the super for some stout and back to the ranch to
crank up the heating, cook up some soup and enjoy sleeping to the sound of
waves crashing on the shore.
... the sky (a wild one) and landed on a tree branch, which snapped off so the bird flew away. It was pretty funny. The coati was a new one for us. Kinda like a furry anteater type thing but maybe carnivore. It was in with the birds of prey. We took a short cut back to town and saw a little green snake on the road, I thought it was a stick until it slithered away. The weather turned a bit **** our second day, rain and wind all morning so we had a long breakfast ...
... apparently Argentina has a high incidence of plastic surgery… next to Brazil... and the US.
Ironically we were all under these Bunnings-style sun shades and every now and again, the boob lady would get out a massive black pressure hose and start watering down all the shades. Then the Jamaican hippies out the front started drinking home brew out of a massive bottle and playing on their drums so that we had Flamenco guitar, Jamaican reggae and boob lady ...
... house, they were able to help us arrange a horseback tour of the area with a Punta del Diablo local, Fabian. We rode through the hills, into the forest, and along the beach. I was riding on a stubborn horse named Boracha, which means drunk, so we were all over the place. After the experience, I was sore for almost a week. But for my first horseback riding experience, it could not have been better.
Another top highlight ...
... owner feels, and the pace of life is incredibly relaxed...a place made for unwinding and relaxing!! And so the 2 days I thought I might stay became 3...I changed hostel to be even closer to the beach...3 days became 4...4 days became 5...until eventually I had no choice but to leave and head back to the west of Uruguay. Luckily, this also coincided with a huge storm and the end of the sun which I had been blessed with during my extended time...how's about that for ...