TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Principe Punta del Este
Travel Blogs from Punta del Este
... 1. And it's huge too. So how
am I supposed to say no to that cheap, yummy ice cream? Another factor
is that since I quit smoking 4 weeks ago, I do eat a little more than I
used to. And the lack of movement and exercise helps expending my body
At least I still fit my clothes.
Other then anything I've written down already I haven't done anything else. I actually haven't even met any people. The hostel was so boring and no one was around.
... high. We found a non-diving boat that said they were doing the tirp and we could simply swim (they didn't have dive gear). In typical South American fashion however, they called our hotel the next morning to tell us they, too, were cancelling due to wind.
Despite not being able to swim with sea lions, our trip to Punta was not a total waste. We enjoyed some delicious Uruguayan steak at Los Caracoles (means "snails" in Spanish, ...
... by Boat the paved road would end , so turned around after 50 km , and headed back into an strong headwind , met a group of Cyclist and we shared lead which made it a lot easier ,Drafting and relaxing until it was my turn again up front.
We made the 50 km despite the strong winds in about 2 hours.
Punta Del Este is very upscale and condos on the Beach are selling for more than USD 1 Mio.You can see Porsches and Range Rovers on the Road most of em with Argentinean Licence ...
... maps, located the bus terminal and ATM, and headed out. At the bus terminal 100 metres up the road, booked a COT bus ( not included in our package, but only 185 UR$) to Montevideo for 4pm Uruguay time, as it was now about 1pm, and headed for the old city (Ciudad vielho), along cobbled streets shaded by avenues of sycamore trees. The city was quaint and attractive, but hardly up to our expectations as a UNESCO listed site. One of the most notable features was ...
... why they were dressed so well. It turns out they were working here and as Punta Del Este was very expensive, this is the cheapest accommodation they could find. As to what they worked as, I did not pry and they looked tired. As they put their jackets on hangers in the room, I could not help thinking that they were totally in the wrong place. A room like this would inevitably get dust on their suits and they should be in a place where they could unwind after a hard day of work.