- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
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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 ...
... We went back to the hostel. The sun was so strong and so hot. I went and had a nap which was lovely. When I got up Stephen and I were just chilling in the hammock and we got chatting to this older guy from California nee was living in Punta del este. He used to be a farmer and then he spent years working on films and making sets. He was a really interesting guy. His name is Gino. So Stephen and him got chatting about the hempcrete and ...
... Salvador Dali, and Botero, the Columbian sculptor and painter famous for his chubby figures.
The famous Casa Pueblo, once home of a famous Uruguayan artist, took 36 years to complete. Today it's a surreal looking museum and hotel, clad in white stucco, with many cupolas and towers overlooking the sea.
We couldn't finish our time in Uruguay without visiting a winery, so Hebert made an appointment for ...
... to get to an ATM and get back with 4000 Uruguayan pesos and are ready to pay. Reception girl calls the bus company to book us and they inform her there is no bus today.. It's only on Saturdays! 5 visits to the bus station and several re routing conversations later we now booked a bus to porto Alegre that leaves tonight and we will be there tomorrow morning at 8. Porto Alegre is in brazil so we can not use the 2000 pesos ...
... exchanges is as follows (no joke):
1680 - settled by Portuguese
1680 - conquered by Spanish
1681 - handed back to Portuguese via treaty
1705 - conquered again by the Spanish
1713 - returned to the Portuguese via another treaty
1762 - re-conquered again by the Spanish
1763 - handed back to the Portuguese again, via treaty
1777 - The Spanish came and...conquered...again...
1811 - Revolt overthrew the Spanish and installed a Confederate ...