Punto Berro Hostel
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
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... a simple, classic cathedral, a dozen cafes along the cobblestone streets and always glimpses of the river down the side streets. The posadas all have little courtyards with fountains and there are vines growing up trees and along walls. And after the tourists take the last ferry back to Buenos Aires it's once again a quiet little neighborhood where people chat on street corners, kids play in the street and dogs snooze under cafe tables.
It's a real contrast to Punta del Este; ...
... will probably be the last for awhile. Late this afternoon we sailed away from Montevideo and started the two plus days trip to the Falkland Islands. We attended the Happy Hour trivia session in the Crows Nest and after dinner went to the nightly show, followed by an interesting and fun session in the piano bar. The pianist plays and sings all kinds of music and takes requests. Tomorrow night his theme is a tribute to the Rat ...
... now 11:45 AM in Uruguay). The bus is also booked through BusqueBus website and everything is bought together. The bus was nice and spacious as well as extremely empty! It took us about 2 hours and 15 minutes to arrive to Montevideo. Since Uruguay is an hour ahead, we got to our hotel right around 2 PM.
When arriving we took a cab to the Holiday Inn and it cost about $120 Uruguayan pesos (roughly about $5). We checked-in at the Holiday Inn that was on Colonia Avenue. My ...
... is protected. We had to take a boat over to another part of the island and then walk through the forest for half an hour just to get there - but when we got there it was certainly worth it! The beach was huge and it was easy to find a deserted spot miles from anybody so you really felt as if you had it to yourself - just wonderful!
On the second free day some of us went on a boat around the island. There we could snorkel in the Blue Lake (while they fed the fish as ...
... Uruguay, a completely cosmopolitan capital city, but one to which we had never given much thought, so had absolutely no expectations.
The day came to an end with another microwaved meal consisting of flat bread pizzas and soup, along with salad, but not before Carla, one of the B & B's hosts, and I spent the early evening singing together to both Lauren Hill's and Roberta Flack's versions of her favorite song, "Killing me Softly." Strange, but ...