Argentino Hotel Casino Piriapolis
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Thursday we were off to the beach. We all needed to be somewhere with no tourist attractions other than sand, the sea and maybe a fireplace. We chose Piriápolis after reading about its beauty without any glitz. Also, it happens to be the closest beach town to Montevideo. Though its beaches are truly white and the horizon seen from its shores very distant, the body of water it hugs is technically still a river, El Río Plata, ...
... idea to get some nice dinner, especially since our bed for the night would be the coach from Montevideo to Salto and so we don't have to pay to stay anywhere. The restaurant had been booked out by Chris uniquely for us (or it could have just been low season). The waiter was really friendly and we decided to order some steaks...and what a decision that was! These were the best steaks, absolutely delicious and just melted in your mouth. Yum, perfect! Best steak of South America so ...
... cafes we had passed on the way became trendy restaurants and bars, and souvenir shops started to proliferate. We criss-crossed the old town, and came across the main street, where we headed back north to find the bank to take out $5000 UR$ (pesos, about $A250 worth). At this stage we started looking at the map to find the points of interest, ended up walking west down a side street toward the water, coming across a (once) mobile street hamburger van with a ...
... star architect Rafael Vinoly, it is simple, airy and rivals some of the nicer airports I have seen… only on a smaller scale (4 gates only).
A few days passed in Punta and I'm really starting to feel on vacation - not really sure what day or what time it is! The only reminder is the constant need to plan ahead (a bit) for travel and accommodation.
I wake up when it feels right, have a nice breakfast at home and then usually hit the streets, exploring the ...
An early bus took us the hour and a half to a picture perfect beach town called Piriapolis, just south of much more famous and crowded Punta del Este. But for that very reason, we chose Piriapolis for our day trip out of dirty Montevideo.
Everything in Montevideo is either worn out, run down, or broken. Everything in this neighborhood anyway, so ...