Hotel Iberia Punta del Este
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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 ...
Well, since I toured around Punta del Este yesterday, it was time to tour around the La Barra district, which is where I am staying.
Once again I enjoyed a lovely breakfast by the pool. The coffee is freshly ground and the orange juice is freshly squeezed. My taste buds are so happy not to be drinking instant coffee:-)
Claudia (the doctor) and I decided to tour around town together again. We chatted about healthcare, politics, and a ...
... more. The rain was coming down so hard you could barely see outside of the window. The driver had to wipe the windows down a few times as they were fogging up.
We tried to stop at the Tourist Info Centre but it was closed for the season. The internet cafe was closed too. Punta del Este was like a ghost town. I finally said we should call the hotel. So, he stopped at another place and tried to call but just kept getting the answering machines. ...
... Mac combo grande meal. We wouldn’t even consider a McDonalds in Argentina, where the restaurants are excellent, and the prices reasonable, but here the prices are much higher (more Australian prices), and we’ve been spoilt in Argentina. Walk back along our side of the peninsular, paddling and avoiding jelly fish and unspecified hazards on the water’s edge, and taking photos with the small, low impact camera.
After a rest, we head ...
... coming out of the waves which gave off a really powerful vibe. It wasn’t long before I was saturated and retreated to a cafe for food, to dry off and read my book.
It was a quiet evening, with the rain dampening everyones moods. At the hostel everyone was travelling in groups and speaking Spanish so they all kept to ...