Travel Blogs from Punta del Este
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 ...
We were really slow checking out today so we got a hurry on from the lady down stairs. Turns out she needed our room. We grabbed wome of the magical brekky and then decided that we wanted to go back to the zoo as there was a few things we missed yesterday.We put our bags in storage and went back to the spot where we waited for the bus yesterday and waited for an hour and a half.
It was a case of the non existent bus so we called it ...
... for a double, 176 pesos for a dorm.
Vizarón: It has a nice looking setup but can say we were overly impressed. The food was ok but not great, not to mention they got part of the order wrong, but who knows may be an off night. The staff however were extremely friendly.
Cost: we both had Salmon (i think around 450 pesos each), I had a beer, Gabriella a Juice and we shared a desert and total came to 1600 pesos
Wednesday 2 January was very full with things going on and stories to tell! When we got up today we spent most of the morning chasing our bags again. This time Aerolineas Argentinas said we had to contact Air Europa as they didn't have it! We were very frustrated as it had taken them days to say this. We jumped online, printed off the form Air Europa have and sent it over in a fax with the intention that we would chase them up later on to check they had received ...
... no movement on the ferry, which is a high powered conventional ship, not a wave-piercing cat like our outward ferry. We pass a yacht under power making very heavy weather of it under power, with no sails at all up, and rolling fiercely. By the time we get to BA, the wind has dropped, and we make an efficient docking and disembarking, getting out of the terminal to find the taxi situation pretty chaotic. Along with a number of passengers we make a scary ...