Estancia Vik Jose Ignacio
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... say about today really apart from watching useche attempt rock climbing (which he was very decent at) & checking out the waves along the coast to doing some rock climbing of our own (much smaller though) haha, the photos will tell you the story.
By this stage of the trip Uruguay had exceeded all my expectations and we were blown away by the generosity of the locals and our new friends.
... we weren't surprised that there was no line to get. Upon getting to the bouncer, we had the following conversation:
- First member of our group: "How much for a table and bottle service for 9 people?"
- Bouncer: "Three thousand dollars"
- First member of our group: "You mean pesos?"
- Bouncer: "No, dollars."
- First member of our group [to rest of group]: "Um, it costs $3,000, not sure we're going to get ...
... Mac combo grande meal. We wouldn’t even consider a McDonalds in Argentina, where the restaurants are excellent, and the prices reasonable, but here the prices are much higher (more Australian prices), and we’ve been spoilt in Argentina. Walk back along our side of the peninsular, paddling and avoiding jelly fish and unspecified hazards on the water’s edge, and taking photos with the small, low impact camera.
After a rest, we head ...
... for me, it was the beginning of very itchy days and nightly torture.
In the morning we swam in the ocean, the real ocean, with salty, powerful waves, critters, and jelly fish! and then, we left puta del diablo, it took our money, chewed us up, and spat us out. so we ventured back west.
Lucky for us, Isaac talked to a farm that had previously turned us down because of lack of housing, but convinced them to take us anyway, for we still had our little tent.
When we ...
... was Australia Day and that we normally celebrate with a BBQ, he was quick to offer a BBQ up for our last night. And our Australia Day was great. We spent the morning at the beach where I had a dip in the Atlantic and then relaxed for the afternoon. The BBQ was so delicious (as we’ve come to expect from all Uruguayan BBQ’s – or parrilla’s) even if we didn’t start eating till 11.45pm. We even had a couple ...