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Avenida Piria / Pasaje Superior , Piriapolis, Uruguay | Hotel
 

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An unexpected day trip

A travel blog entry by dennisj84

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So we woke up expecting to just go around the downtown area but we got an offer to go on a day trip to Punta del este which is on the coast.

We figured it was a decent idea and in the end we were happy that we went.

We started by driving down towards Piriapolis and stopped there for some pics and sightseeing, & made our way to punta del este for some lunch and seeing the ...

R and R

A travel blog entry by the5wynns

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... With the Kardashians. After making and eating empanadas, Noa and I were recruited to run down to the corner store to buy Alfajores for everyone. We are officially addicted to these South American, moon-pie like treats which we had seen and sampled here and there up north, but seem to be EVERYWHERE in Argentina and Uruguay. Alfajores fill the snack shelves of every grocery store, big or small. They overtake the gum and cigarette areas of gas station ...

Step back in time

A travel blog entry by skill77

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... about our visit to Punta was that Craig thought that according to the guide books he was going to see beautiful women in bikini´s strolling around on the beach, when in fact, given it was midweek and out of season, all he got was old people and crinkly bums! Nae luck Craig!

The other things that Piriapolis brought was rain...all night long. Poor wee tent is soaked and has been put away for the last time this trip. Bye bye canvas, hello solid walls!

GL
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Cannes in South America

A travel blog entry by bmareschal

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... more thoughts.

Firstly, the weird bridges photo – a bit more of an explanation: initially there was only a small wooden bridge used to access La Barra, a small village up the coast from Punta del Este. Once this area developed a bit more, the bigger bridge was commissioned (in the 60’s) and the engineer decided to design it to represent the natural loadings - a bit like if using a piece of string between supports and a fairly new technology of ...

Piriapolis, the resort that should be, but isn't.

A travel blog entry by riversbeyond

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... the destination for up-scale South Americans. In fact, when the beach-front Hotel and Casino Argentino opened in 1930, it was, reportedly, the grandest hotel in South America. Piriapolis was created in 1890 by Francisco Piria and inspired by European sea-side resorts of the period. And while Piriapolis seems to ...

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This hotel, located on Avenida Piria / Pasaje Superior , Piriapolis, is near Cerro San Antonio, Cerro del Toro, La Reserva de Fauna, and La Estacion de Cria de Fauna.
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