Hotel Punta del Diablo
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... the coast around the point, making an inland detour to check out the lighthouse and nearby church.
Near the point (punta) it was all lovely old villas but as went inland was all high rises – there were strips of golden sand, rockpools and again huge swathes of mussel shells, though not clear if the sea lions were responsible and if so , how?
Got a good look at them in the fisherman's port which ...
... wanted to check out so after lunch we headed about 20 minutes up the road to here. The significance of this tiny little beach community is that this is where Jack and BJ did their sea turtle convervation volunteering about 2 years ago so i had to check it out. The road on the way there suddenly had a huge number 03 on it. We were confused until we saw the landing markers. We were driving on a very very remote runway. What a great idea for the farmers to use in an emergency.
Population 83. Altitude 12 meters above sea level. I'm not sure why the elevation is important but it's right there on the road sign as you enter Punta Del Diablo. Apparently the population of this village can spike to over 20,000 during the peak season, but right now that prospect is about as far fetched as sitting in traffic during rush hour. Things couldn't be any more chilled out.
Sipping mate, fine ...
Stop 3 on the Uruguayan coastal tour is Punte del Diablo. We arrived at a fantastic hostel with a very well equipped kitchen, big lounge, hammocks and a pool. The owner seems to really know what travellers want, we think after so many hostels we could a good job of setting up our own, maybe an idea for our next adventure?! We spent the first afternoon relaxing and making friends here.
Day 2 we were off on bikes to the national ...
Here is the humble front view of my new place of work. Charming, isnt it? Straight throgh is the front entrance and to the right is a boutique run by the boss' wife and mother of 4, Salome. My work station, the sink, was on the other side of that left wall of the store. So, when customers were browsing the store, my secondary job was to yell, "Salo! Hay gente en la tienda!" So, let's continue ...
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