Travel Blogs from Punta del Este
... 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!
... really nice marina but jenny and i wanted to go up the chairlift, to a bi hill, to get some views over the town. The lift went to the top of the hill with panoramic views toward the ocean and the hills behind which contained uruguays 4th highest point. The views were nice and after taking them in, we headed down to the marina.The marina was really nice, there were people fishing everywhere, some catching tiny sardines, others catching big ...
... sandwich and milkshake (oh and the tip of course!)
From Punta Del Diablo there are 5-6 bus departures to San Carlos on at least two companies. We took the 11am bus with Cynsa, it takes about 2 hours or so). From San Carlos you can catch the local bus to Punta Del Este which takes around a further 40 minutes.
Cost: 225 peso pp from Punta Del Diablo to San Carlos. 36 pesos pp from San Carlos to Punta del ...
... highway, fairly far from the sea which we knew the house was overlooking and with nothing recognisable around! I noticed an estate agent across the road so we went to ask him for directions. He told us we had been dropped off at a minimum 40 minute walk away!!! Then he said the local bus would take us to Casa Pueblo if we just waited for it at the bus stop outside his shop. Hey presto, 5 minutes later a rickety old bus turned up and drove us straight to the house and dropped ...
... eventually it clears and we make good time, coming into Palermo from the opposite direction to our normal route, but according to the sat nav. The navigators probably need a verbal input as well as output, as some of the cabbies don’t seem too familiar with the keyboard, and/or spelling.
We get to Zentrum about 8pm, recover our bags, pay our bill, but ignore bag storage when they don’t bring it up. We figure they owe us for the initial ...