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From Itaipu dam we said goodbye to Brazil and caught a bus to the border. Stamped out of Brazil we walked across the very windy bridge to Ciudad del este, Paraguay where we caught an 18.5 hour coach to Buenos Aires for some lunch, coffee and helado! From there a quick ferry ride to Montevideo, Uruguay where we sleep before heading on to Punta del Diablo (a cool looking surf town) in the morning. ...
... across the city.Down by the docks, we were enthralled by the wrought iron Victorian pavilion housing a plethora of parilla restaurants, the local Uruguayan wood fired grill, a carnivore's delight of meat grilled over hot coals (vegetarians beware!) Here at last we sampled the famous and much heralded Uruguayan speciality - and we weren't disappointed. A brief note about Uruguayan politics: the popular, newly re-elected president, Jose Mujica, is ...
... and see the awesome view of Punta del Este, where we were about to be arriving.
We got to Punta del Este around 1:00 PM where we drove around and looked at the ocean, the coastline, etc. Punta del Este is a very popular European vacation spot and is extremely expensive. They say that all the famous actors and actresses have homes here and apartments on the coast run anywhere from 2-5 million US dollars. WOW was all I could say. It was definitely high class and a quiet ...
... in Punta del Diablo (who patiently called and dealt with Avis when our car wouldn’t start) and the leader of our horseback riding tour who shared his wine and cookies with us
... of chips, salad, cured ham, steaks and fried eggs. So much for our attempt to lower our cholesterol levels. Needless to say we didn’t manage it all. We left the lettuce.
For us - and for anyone thinking of visiting Montevideo, the biggest surprise of all was its beaches. Whilst the water of the River Plate is a little brown, we are assured that this is simply due to the muddy river bed and not to pollution. The edge ...