Solanas Vacation Club
Travel Blogs from Punta del Este
... as hoping for a break in the clouds to see
the sunset from the point/beach/yacht club, back over the bridge on the river
bank south of town. There was a huge procession of cars heading that way too
and we were in for a treat – the cloud made it spectacular.
Back to the super for a beer and a stack of Stax for dinner –
at over £2 a pop I just have to stop!
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
After reaching the bottom (almost) of South America there was only one way to go...up! Roads are a bit thin on the ground in southern Argentina so we had two choices. The first is the conventional, but rather roundabout way on major roads, the second is using Ruta 40, a legendary road that runs the 3000 mile length of Argentina often on gravel roads & through isolated communities. Not surprisingly we opted for the latter, but only part way on ...
... 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 ...
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