Travel Blogs from Rocha
... their mark in some way. This gave the place a lovely rustic, homely feel, and i liked it immediately. We were introduced to the only other volunteer at the camp due to it being winter season, her name was Fanie much to Snellers amusement, and she was French. Also there that night were two of the coordinators friends, there for the weekend, who spoke minimal english but passed around the sprits and instigated a game of bingo. The girl laughed hysterically at everything and the guy ...
La Pedrera was a chilled out surfer's town that was located about halfway between Punte del Esta and the Uruguayan/Brazilian border. If you didn’t surf, then there was pretty much nothing else to do here. Unfortunately, we were not aware of this when we booked 3 nights at our hostel! Luckily for us we were able to cancel one night and avoid going stir crazy from boredom. We did have a surfing ...
For some reason, it seemed to take the best part of a day to travel from Punta Del Diablo to La Pedrera......I´m not sure there is a bus schedule as such in Punta Del Diablo, I think you just show up at the bus stop (which consists of patch of sand outside the shop) and wait. Two changes later we arrived at our campsite which was inconveniently neither in La Pedrera or neighbouring La Paloma and instead in ...
... busy with small tasks each day and only seem to bother about watching tv when the football is on (of course they go to the police station to watch the football). We head to El Alero for dinner where there is a big party in (yes it does get weirder – it’s a film crew), they’re all Spanish speaking but we’re quite glad that someone else is in the restaurant. We have the best ravioli (with a fresh mushroom sauce) that we have tasted in a while ...
... a concrete floor. It
wasn't the best night but at least we were close to the house during
the storm that we had the first night.
Next day we walk around
the beach and we saw sea lions who come to reproduce here every year.
We finish the day with a
nice sunset on the beach and this is priceless and much better than
all the buildings from Punta del Este.
Another must do in