Salto Grande Hotel

Av. Italia, Pda. 3 y 1/2, Punta del Este, Uruguay | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Punta del Este

An unexpected day trip

A travel blog entry by dennisj84

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... say about today really apart from watching useche attempt rock climbing (which he was very decent at) & checking out the waves along the coast to doing some rock climbing of our own (much smaller though) haha, the photos will tell you the story.

By this stage of the trip Uruguay had exceeded all my expectations and we were blown away by the generosity of the locals and our new friends.
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Punte del Este: An Artist and Olive Oil.

A travel blog entry by nickjackets

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... the 1950s when the welfare state it had established rapidly declined and put the country into turmoil resulting in a military coup in 1973,it was 12 long years of brutal oppression that saw Uruguay crumble to dust.When it was all finally over and civilian rights were restored the country started to make a slow recovery but just as things were looking good again the countries economy in 2001 collapsed and for two years the people suffered the worst economic hardship in the ...

On to Punta del Este

A travel blog entry by hscoggin

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... br> Our hotel was a very nice “boutique” hotel; only three floors, and very modern. They greeted us with a glass of sparkling rosť, and the young man at the front desk spoke very good English. We got checked in, Juan Carlos said that he would pick us up around 7:30 Monday morning, and bid us farewell for the weekend.

As is usual for us, we got our stuff settled in our room, and immediately struck out on foot to see the town. We walked several blocks down ...

Michael Jackson says it doesn't matter

A travel blog entry by stenderloin

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... checking on the basis of a fake passport. If so, what country’s documentation would I have needed not to endure this? Could they be under the utterly foolish assumption that all people from the United Kingdom only have white skin?



Looking into Uruguay and its’ dealings with racism proved an eye opener. A campaign launched on Jan. 22 2013, called “Let’s Erase Racism from our Language,” sponsored by the Afro-Uruguayan Culture ...

Joining Uruguay’s Upper Class

A travel blog entry by stenderloin

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... s feelings intentionally, I fibbed saying that everything was good. After a bit more of conversing, he added sincerely: "Welcome to my country and enjoy your time here." It was a very nice set of words and great to hear him say that. Still, looking back, those words are my fondest memory of Uruguay.



Moving onto getting a taxi, as I was unsure of what direction to walk to my hostel. Darius kindly spoke to the female taxi driver to get me on my way. We shook hands ...

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This hotel, located on Av. Italia, Pda. 3 y 1/2, Punta del Este, is near Casa del Pueblo.
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    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good