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... square in Carmelo had a couple of options, one of which worked.
Turns out the hostel does not exist where stated and most
hotels near the river, about 10 blocks from the Plaza. Had to go to the ferry
terminal to get decent info and a map and then settled on a nearby hotel after
exhausting 3 other, 2 of which were unmanned – 700 pesos and not nice!
... the bikes. The seats reclined, they had a bathroom, air conditioning and WI-FI; why haven't we taken buses like this more often? It was so much easier!
When we first arrived into Punta del Este, we stayed in a hostel that had been recommended to us. It was nice but there was no-one staying there and they didn't have any communal outdoor areas for us to hang out and relax in the sun. We moved to a different hostel the next ...
... then suddenly accepted us when he discovered Amanda was Aussie too! We jumped in quickly and Amanda kept him talking the whole journey. He wasnt going to Punta so was going to drop us off at the La Barra taxi rank. Somehow Amanda persuaded him to keep driving to Punta. He dropped us off at the edge of Punta so we still had another 20 minute walk back to our hostel which I practically ran as I was so cold! 3am arrived and so did we at the hostel. A quick hot shower and straight to bed it ...
... br> Most restaurants are open in December and the lodging is very reasonable. I stayed in a quasi- Bed and Breakfast called " La Lomita Del Cholingo" a couple of kilometers from the town center. It was nice enough, the owner was Rodrigo, a stoner, dreadlock-surfer type who was a great guy and a surprisingly savvy businessman. After he showed me my living quarters, he gave me a map and an mountain bike and I was ready to ...
... views over the water. We were hoping to have a few cocktails and watch the sunset, but alas I think Casa Pueblo may now be a little more family than chic.
We drove back to the marina and beach near the peninsular to watch the sunset. So romantic…..except for the camera. I kept thinking this is what the trip is all about, long days hanging out together watching the world go by…. awhhhhh. Dinner was a BBQ back at the hostel by ...