Esturion de Montoya
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... very inviting slightly chilly sea.
Back at the hosel by tea time I found that I'd managed to burn both my chest and my back. Good sun tan lotion management there. After an impromptu Skype with Mama I got on with writing up my Spanish notes into something a bit more usable whilst Ed & Rach watched a Champions League game on the teledu.
I beat Ed ...
... from clear, I'm not too sure what the cause of that is, but I guess it is the vibe that makes a beach town, and it certainly had that, even though it is still 20 degrees outside.
I didn't want to swim, so I went for a walk with jenny to see "el Mano en la arena" (the hand in the sand) which is an art statue of a hand coming out of the sand. It has become quite a historical landmark for punt del este. As you can imagine it is packed ...
... we decided to give it a miss and instead, found a gorgeous beach restaurant on the way home, which had only opened two days before. We were the only diners and so were treated like royalty and we had a delicious meal.
Yesterday, Mike declared he was fed-up with beaches so we headed in-land to a town called San Carlos. It was interesting to look at the countryside - lots of green pastures, scrubland and virtually no farming. ...
(Caution this is brought to you by Gareth and may not meet the usual high standards, Karina has got behind tsk tsk)
With Christmas behind us and the huge celebratory BBQ still settling in our stomachs it was off to Uruguay and another passport stamp for New Year. Breaking with usual tradition, buses were out and a ferry was in. The 3hr trip gave us ample time to reminisce about childhood ferries to France and less glamourous but no less exciting crossings to Scotland. On ...
... bikini! Fortunately for us, our bedroom overlooked the party atmosphere by the pool and it was here that two young women were wearing these intriguing creations… I couldn’t believe it! I was able to enjoy all of the sights from the comfort of my own room! It didn’t matter what else the hostel had in store for us (or Jaclyn withheld from me) from this point… I was happy!
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