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... of the town. Nice views, ocean all around and cute little houses make Punta a good holiday destination.
Even though I found Uruguay to be very expensive.
As I wandered around the harbor, a local who was cutting fish started a conversation with me. Very friendly he seemed. Up to the point he asked me if I'm pregnant!
I answered my usual sentence: "no, I just am fat" (instantly regretting that ice cream I had before).
I was a bit hurt and didn't wanna ...
... on the first one, the one he wasn’t sure would be open. It was called El Palenque, and we had a very nice dinner, with only a short walk back to the hotel afterward.
We managed to get photos and a small blog entry uploaded, which you’ve hopefully already seen, before it was midnight. Since we were getting picked up at 7:30 the next morning, we decided that was late enough.
FYI, I’m actually finishing this entry on the plane to Santiago on Monday, May ...
... so much so that we had no choice but 1st class. This was right at the stern, across the full width, and included aircraft style seating and tables with padded chairs, which we settled for as somewhere more convenient for drinking our complimentary champagne. The windows were fairly aged and sun crazed, but we managed a few photos through the clearer sections.
Departure was from the Darsena Norte, north of the lock-controlled inner harbours which ...
... the coast north past the "mano monument" which is said to remind the people to hold on to their kids as this beach is the rough side and has a bigger wave break. We kept driving north past the famous Leonel bridge which is more like an amusment ride that a bridge we kept going around the roundabouts on either side to bo back over it.
We got to "La Barra" which is an exclusive bohemian ...
... gone after his purchase.
With the bun containing lettuce and a form of breaded Milanese meat, my question was of what it was, to the shop keeper. She was curt in my response. She said something along the lines that she was not a man but a woman. Oh and whatever was in the bun was meat. Half startled, I struggled to get a worthwhile sentence out. My only response was to ask the prices of the goods. Along with a bottle of Fanta, this bun was going to be my lunch. The notion to ...