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... 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!
... extremely well fed and healthy. How the manage that without charging a cent beats me but thank you very much.
We got to the bus stop and tried to hitch hike back because the mossies were literally feasting on us. The bus rocked up 20 minutes later and we hopped on headed back to town. We went out for dinner and looked for the signature dish of the region which was mussles in white wine sauce, but they were out, we settled for a huge paella which satisfied the taste ...
... Palace Hotel, which turned out to be our London Hotel, and our voucher was processed in a friendly, efficient manner, and we were in our small but clean and bright room in no time, via an old-style concertina door lift.
After checking with the desk on go and no-go places, we had a look at the main street, then headed down a side street that looked not-too-threatening, to the seafront, as it wasn’t yet dark. The malecon was four lanes ...
... cooling waters to refresh and provide a respite to our Northern European skin from the 35C daytime heat - a real treat!
It is Argentina which is famous for its quality and consumption of ice-cream, however we can confirm this trend has certainly straddled the Rio Plata as the local heladeria (ice-cream parlour) dished up possibly the finest ice-cream we tasted on our travels (and we sampled a lot ...
... in the markets attracting its instinct to consume. Almost lost for words, apart from intelligent ones like "wholly ****" and "thats sick", I managed to take a video clip.
I met two cool cats from Sydney. Andrew and Ralph. They too were heading to Montevideo. In true ANZAC spirit, we rallied and decided to go to Montevideo via bus the next day.
I miss Brazilian breakfasts... Uruguayan breakfast consist of small pieces of bread.. and jam if your lucky..