Travel Blogs from Piriapolis
... square in Carmelo had a couple of options, one of which worked.
Turns out the hostel does not exist where stated and most
hotels near the river, about 10 blocks from the Plaza. Had to go to the ferry
terminal to get decent info and a map and then settled on a nearby hotel after
exhausting 3 other, 2 of which were unmanned – 700 pesos and not nice!
... 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 ...
... they did it and we left, then they called us back, saying that they also had an official stamp, which they could put on there - why not? Makes it more official. Then it was off to the post office to have it all express shipped. I misunderstood the amount and thought the lady wanted $40 for the letter, but thankfully it was only $4 worth. Phew! Well I better have my certificate soon... After that we thought we would kill an hour with a beer and headed to a little bar. It was ...
... are pleased that this is not our final destination, as it is some distance from the tourist centre, and carry on via the coast into Punta proper, with two cruise liners in the bay, and high rise hotels and residential blocks along the curve of beach.
Punta del Este proper, with a population of 7,000, is relatively small, confined to a narrow peninsula that officially divides the Rio de la Plata from the Atlantic Ocean. It is supposedly one of ...
... only one problem – I had nothing white to wear... if only I had packed my white catsuit! As I am travelling with just one small bag of stuff whilst the rest of it has been left for safe-keeping in Buenos Aires, I did not have much choice in clothes at all, and absolutely zero white. The Brazilian girls were all out of white clothes once they had managed to share them out amongst their group, but luckily the American guy (who was the ...