- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... So we know we must be really lucky since we haven't had to use them. We took a guided bus tour around the town. When you stand in the middle of town, you can see the Atlantic Ocean on one end of the street and the Plate River on the other end. The beaches on the ocean side are beautiful with very fine sand. The beaches on the river side are quite rocky. There is surfing on the ocean side, waves not quite like those in Hawaii though. The locals ...
... and it was fine. After dinner we walked another 2 miles on the jogging deck. The ocean was quite calm, and the weather was much warmer, much less windy so it was pleasant to walk. I did another load of laundry after dinner. Then went to listen to the guitar show for a little bit. Bob went to work again. I'm going to call it an early night. Oh, I started reading the book by Bauer and really enjoyed it!
No photos today.
... detour, we figured let's go AGG (surfer lingo for get crazy) and head to Uruguay!
Here's the recap:
Due to inflation and recovery from a 2002 economic crisis, Uruguay is muy expensive. Everyone told us that ahead of time, but after living many years on both the east and left coasts, we assumed prices wouldn't shock us. A McDonald's value meal will run you about $20 U.S. and that's with only a MEDIUM Coke Zero. Crisis indeed.
... the escalators to the side street, having climbed a hundred steps to get into the lobby from the main drag.
We look for possible restaurants on the way into town, and find a suitable indoor/outdoor parilla called La Nueva Avenida. Avoiding the usual steak, we take a chance on the hamberguesa sin pan, hoping for a hamburger on a plate with salad on the side, actually getting two circular hamburger patties on a lettuce leaf, with a slice of tomato on ...
... three times. I gathered what she meant in regards to three kisses but jokingly, I gave her six kisses. This based on two kisses but multiplied by three. Everyone including her, laughed at how lost I was. In reality, my acting must have been of the highest quality. This ‘exchange’ continued as they urged me to greet Anderson in a ‘Swiss’ manner. As I got closer, there was fear evident in his eyes! Dude, I was only joking! It’s all about ...