Awa Boutique and Design Hotel
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A gigantic modern air conditioned leviathan of a bus pulled up outside my hotel this morning,I was late and mid breakfast I was interrupted by a phone call to tell me the bus was waiting for me and that I needed to check out "now!" I had forgotten to set my watch/phone to Uruguay time which was one hour ahead of Paraguay time , so my leisurely …
... was really nice.
We also drove through some very cool neighbourhoods, with me of course taking thousands of pictures!! Hah :)
We had the most famous ice cream in the country on the way back to the car and saw some seals at the port.
Made our way back and ended up arriving home late enough to enjoy some wine with ingrid before going to sleep.
There isn't much ...
It was a really nice sunny day today so we got our bathers on and headed to the beach. First impressions, was that yeah this place would be mental in summer, but the beach itself is pretty average. I know I say this every time I go to a new beach, but I'm spoiled rotten in aus. The sand here was so solid, to the point that I saw a guy standing on a remote control skateboard with big off road wheels and it was moving! It is like concrete! The water ...
... in Antarctica, getting some interesting unusual rail-like birds, and a flock of snipe-like ducks. At the yacht club, we see some interesting if scary methods of propping up boats to work on them, and a lot of high-powered medium sized cruisers. Dianne reluctantly agrees to walk in and have a look at the yachts, then finds it is also the fishing harbour, where fishermen are cleaning fish and throwing the waste to a group of sea lions begging for scraps. One of ...
... when your in a mixed dorm and you wake up sprawled all over the bed with makeup down your face. not that this happens. this is hypothetical. it WOULD be awkward if you would do that. cough.
one thing to note is that the uruguayan people are alot friendlier and more relaxed than the argentinians... and they REALLY love aussies! they always talk about the 'massive' uruguayan community in sydney and how we are like brothers... (read; massive being 300 people!) but hey, ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAwa Boutique and Design Hotel Punta del Este
A beautiful boutique hotel in the design district of Punte del Esta. Quiet,organised and attentive it has all the facilities you would expect with a professional friendly staff,great breakfast.
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