Argentino Hotel Casino Piriapolis
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Il lunedì in effetti la città ha tutto un altro aspetto, c'è movimento, i negozi e il grande mercato del porto sono aperti, e tre grosse navi da crociera hanno attraccato e scaricano turisti a badilate direttamente nella città Vieja. Pare abbiano anche ristrutturato qualche facciata nel corso della notte. Noi però siamo …
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 ...
... sandwich but alas did not come close to our favorite Chilean sandwich the chacarero. (if you read our chile blog also on travelpod you will see how much we adored that one)
Now with the pressure off, it was time to leisurely proceed to our hotel. We stopped one more time to get on the internet (the posada's website has no directions whatsoever) and we also stopped at a real estate office to find out what the house prices were like for beachfront property (a 4 ...
... and (at the very end of the point) their large and beautiful houses, with none higher than the height of the lighthouse bang in the middle of the suburb (as per city rules…)! At the very tip of the bay, we even found a collection of mermaids posing for us! We also came across two extremely large sealions basking in the sun at the yaught club, oblivious to all the cameras and boats trying to return! I have never seen such big seals, ...