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... was really nice.
We also drove through some very cool neighbourhoods, with me of course taking thousands of pictures!! Hah :)
We had the most famous ice cream in the country on the way back to the car and saw some seals at the port.
Made our way back and ended up arriving home late enough to enjoy some wine with ingrid before going to sleep.
There isn't much ...
... a quick goodbye to Luke amidst the chaos. I had a quick nap on the bus but i was woken up by the non stop announcments every 15 seconds at a blaring volume, telling us the name of each stop that was coming up. It was insanely annoying. Once in Piriapolis, we tried to sort out a hostel. The hostel was apparently just around the corner, a really quick walk and super easy to find. A little too good to ...
... have a look at the outdoor amateur tango, walk further to look at some good architecture before returning to our room via the supermarket for Coke and drinking water. Couldn’t find a lot on TV, but the free wi-fi was working in the room so Dianne could surf the net.
Sunday 27th February Montevideo – Punta del Este (Uruguay)
We have a 12 o’clock checkout, so have a good breakfast and head out toward the old city to do ...
... of hours. It did not seem particularly hot but we soon realised that the sun was very strong indeed, and retreated to the shade of a cafe.
In the afternoon we walked along the front, past the original fishing harbour and took a chairlift up the hillside, from where we had a good view of the countryside in all directions. Large cacti abounded. In the evening we had a rare surly waiter experience (but he seemed to be like that with everyone), slightly indifferent ...
... South America for jet set internationals such as myself! Not my usual choice of a hangout I have to admit, but I was feeling the need for some beach time ahead of my trip to Antarctica and it's always good to throw in a bit of world class people-watching, something I was confident that Punta Del Este could provide abundantly.
There are two beaches here that are the most famous: Playa Brava, which has a big sculpture of a hand along ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking