TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Bakari Piriapolis
Travel Blogs from Piriapolis
Had an ok night, except for a spider crawling all over me,
but was till happy there was plentiful good strong coffee but the rest of the
breakfast pretty blah!
Got the 9.45, thankful the rain stopped for the 10 min walk
to the bus station, to Montevideo and changed for Carmelo. My plans for the
loading up on dollars were thwarted by a defective ATM but thankfully the ...
... It had closed down. There was however one across the road, so we went across the street and checked out another place who were charging close to 30 dollars for a dormroom, so we kept on trekeing.We got to argentina hotel which is a beautiful historical building right on the strip. We walked in and just out of curiosity checked how much it was. As expected, it was a little expensive for us but a nice ...
... a promenade on the sea side, and benches. There were a lot of locals, some fishing, others drinking mate tea, others canoodling in the shelter of the sea-wall pillars. It all looked pretty innocent, so we walked along for a few blocks, past a run-down high rise block which looked like public housing, to another non-threatening street which took us back to the main street via a residential area with residents sitting on chairs outside their houses or ...
... an extremely good Chilean Sauvignon Blanc.
Drove northwards up the winding coastal road. Piriapolis was the first holiday resort established in Uruguay and is popular with visitors coming across the river Plate from Buenos Aires and out from Montevideo for a break. It was developed in the 1930s and now seems like a good old fashioned British resort stuck in the 1960s but as soon as we drove northwards the countryside was completely unspoilt for a while, ...
Capital - Montevideo
Population - population 3.3 million
Famous for - Winning the first world cup & beach resorts
Currency -Uruguayn peso
In The Beginning