Hotel Plaza Fuerte
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... and a guy from Spain, so it wasn’t a very big group. In general, we alternated between driving and short hikes to see the most of the surreal landscape. The area has some really impressive formations and we managed to see many of them in a few hours. There was everything from mountainsides with layers of colors to incredible gorges like the Garganta del Diablo where you can really see how and with what force the tectonic plates have moved. Regarding the Garganta del ...
... with sunny skies. Sam and I had a pizza overlooking the water which was very pleasant. Not many tourists considering the miserable conditions.
Next moring it was a 10 am walk to the bus terminal for the 2.5 hour bus trip to the capital Montevideo.Rained the whole time. We arrived at about 2pm and set out to find something to eat. Unfortunately this was the tie ...
... a burger and I ordered pizza with olives. The pizza does not include cheese, so it was really just bread with olives and a bit of sauce. It was good though. We walked about ten minutes to the water, and there was a small beach. We hung out there for a while, watching families enjoy the day, dogs playing in the water, etc.
Our hotel was nice, in an older building with a fantastic, original elevator. It was basically a cage, when you got to ...
... of how brown the water was. It could also be because it was so close to the Port. We spent the evening walking along the beach and enjoying the scenery. It was definitely more windy here and we needed a sweater to stay warm. At around 8 PM we headed back to the hotel. After 3 hours of sleep it was time to rest up and get ready for tomorrow. We booked a tour that was leaving our hotel at 8:00 AM the next morning. We are going to "Punta del Este" tomorrow. Definitely excited ...
... we managed to
order rib steak which were really big but a bit chewy. We left waddling down
the street past the majestic neo classical legislative palace to the tallest
building in the city. We found out that it was too late to get access to the 30th
floor roof so we continued walking back past the very large derelict railway
station. We eventually made it back to the Centro area where our hotel is and
collapsed after putting in many kilometres.