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... as hoping for a break in the clouds to see
the sunset from the point/beach/yacht club, back over the bridge on the river
bank south of town. There was a huge procession of cars heading that way too
and we were in for a treat – the cloud made it spectacular.
Back to the super for a beer and a stack of Stax for dinner –
at over £2 a pop I just have to stop!
Another misty morning greeted us. I had set the alarm, but turns out for the wrong time, so we were surprised to wake up quite refreshed and thankfully we didn't miss the breakfast, as the lady was very strict with the times. The coffee here is very strong and just what you need in the morning, but we must say we are craving cereal for breakfast. Might have to sort that out soon!! We moved our bags downstairs and headed out for the day. First of all, the promenade really reminded ...
... but we fill up on the French-fries side dish.
He is a retired marine biologist from Toronto, originally South African, has spent time in Micronesia and the Pacific, diving and collecting specimens. Recommends Papau as the best diving in the world, with which we concur. They are staying in a different 3-star, sounds more like a 1-star, so we give silent thanks to Buquebus for our nice room.
After, we walk down to the Plaza del ...
... bought a print of 'Gatos' - cats – in bright colours.
A little further up the coast we came to the entirely modern resort of Punte del Este, where the rich and famous hang out. We were astonished by the size, scope and quality of the highrise buildings stretching along a beautiful seafront – a sort of cross between Palm Beach and Las Vegas. We drove resolutely on, with the vague intention of reaching a wild area notable for sealife further up the coast, ...
... area, establishing Uruguay as a buffer between the continental powers of Argentina and Brazil.
Post World War One
Ø 1960’s, Economic stagnation reached its crisis point. The country slid into dictatorship.
Ø 2000 Foot and mouth disease led to the banning ...