Hotel Iberia Punta del Este
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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This is Charles. From Colonia we took a bus to La Barra, which is a vacation spot on the coast. There was no direct bus so we had a short layover in Monteviedo. Also, the bus took us to Punta del Este, which is the larger beach down near where we were staying. We read that we whould take local bus 14 to our town and get off at the second stop. We found a bus stop in Punta del Este and waited about 15 minutes but our bus never ...
... to find a restaurant we had been by a few nights ago but everything looks the same and restaurants do not try to advertise themselves. We were walking done a side street near us the other night and all of sudden there were tables and chairs on the sidewalks and a neon sign advertising this restaurant. We probably had walked by it at least 10 times and it had always been closed so we never noticed ...
... off of Kraft Dinner and Ichiban soup:-) It only has the basics - 1 big pot, 1 small pot, 1 big frying pan, 1 small frying pan. There is no spice cupboard, garlic press (a necessity in my world), drawers filled with gadgets or baking dishes.
I think it is going to take a few days to get back in the swing of things. I haven't cooked a meal for myself in over 2 months!!! Wow.... unbelievable.
But, I am 'home' again.
... Actually V always introduces us and explains that I am Australian who can't speak Spanish (so as not to embarrass me in case they address me) - so then they hold long rapid private conversations occasionally looking or pointing at me and laughing or smiling knowingly (not that I'm paranoid!)
Again it seemed like a very exclusive place for the very rich and famous.
So from there, we dropped into the golf club over ...
... expert, but I have watched my fair share of shark week on the Discovery Channel, and sharks LOVE sea lions. Taking this into mind, I decided that after spending $50, I was ready to sacrifice my left leg. The tour advertisement neglects to mention two important details... 1) The sea lions and seals are actually afraid of boats and people. 2) The stench that comes from the island is actually so repulsive that jumping into the water ...