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... the photo, I can't believe no one has painted the nails). We then drove through the housing areas, er, neighborhoods of the rich. They love different kinds of roofs. Some houses have thatch roofs, some ceramic tiles, marble, etc. The area is very clean. Big houses with large yards. The houses aren't numbered like we do, they have names as you'll see in one of the photos. The next big tower we saw used to be a water tower, now its a hotel. You ...
... if I actually am fat. I know I gained a bit since traveling in south
america. But I'm not that bad, I thought. The thing is I can't do diets.
I love food and eating and chocolate. Since Chile and the people who
were with me on the pachamama bus, I'm addicted to ice cream. Even
though it's chilly we had ice cream. Sometimes twice a day. When I came
to Argentina, Buenos Aires especially, it got even worse. At McDonald's
and Burger King you get soft ice ...
... hint to anyone looking for diving in South America: Google "buceo", the Spanish word for diving) and none of the phones seemed to be answered.
Upon getting to Uruguay we were finally able to get in touch with the only real dive operator (Punta Divers, located right near the bus terminal, (+598) 99171098). Unfortunately through my broken Spanish we were told that there would be no diving the next day because the winds would ...
... by Boat the paved road would end , so turned around after 50 km , and headed back into an strong headwind , met a group of Cyclist and we shared lead which made it a lot easier ,Drafting and relaxing until it was my turn again up front.
We made the 50 km despite the strong winds in about 2 hours.
Punta Del Este is very upscale and condos on the Beach are selling for more than USD 1 Mio.You can see Porsches and Range Rovers on the Road most of em with Argentinean Licence ...
... flash round-cornered boutique hotel and an older brick block in need of repair.
The reception is friendly and efficient again, and we are soon in the semi-modern lift, and up to our room at the side of the hotel, with beach views if you care to lean out the window and look left. The room is a step up from the London, genuine 3-star, with cable TV, Aircon, an in-room safe, window roller shutters, a sort-of water view, beach access and a fridge. The ...