Hotel Terraza Del Mar
Travel Blogs from Punta Ballena
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 ...
So we woke up expecting to just go around the downtown area but we got an offer to go on a day trip to Punta del este which is on the coast.
We figured it was a decent idea and in the end we were happy that we went.
We started by driving down towards Piriapolis and stopped there for some pics and sightseeing, & made our way to punta del este for some lunch and seeing the ...
Ok, I must be so relaxed because I didn't wake up until 10:45 AM. I never do this!! And, I think I actually slept. No insomnia.
I've been thinking about asking the owner if he needs a new cook so I can stay here, but I don't think he can afford me:-) Or maybe I can't afford him:-) I would want to live in the Junior Suite full-time. And, I am not sure if I could get up early enough to make the guests their breakfasts. I do need ...
... kind of restaurant to pick for us. The only problem was the restaurant didn't accept credit cards. I started to envision me doing dishes in the back to try and pay for my dinner. But luckily I had US dollars with me, and they are widely accepted by stores and restaurants.
I had the most amazing risotto stuffed in a pumpkin with shrimp. I savored every bite and I think I was making a few moaning sounds at one point. I forgot I was not alone:-) The ...
... doctor - everyone seems to be studying to do something. We have met a lot of young people who are getting these sorts of careers.
The BA local airport (Aeroparque) is quite big and has an international section for small flights to Uruguay and for the President's jet. Small Buquebus twin propeller plane to Punta Del Este (Uruguay) - quite quick; then taxi to our nice Hotel at Barradas Parque (Cantegril, Punta). We walked to the main part of the Peninsula - checking out the ...