Hotel Y Posada La Chihuahua
Travel Blogs from Punta Ballena
Had an ok night, except for a spider crawling all over me,
but was till happy there was plentiful good strong coffee but the rest of the
breakfast pretty blah!
Got the 9.45, thankful the rain stopped for the 10 min walk
to the bus station, to Montevideo and changed for Carmelo. My plans for the
loading up on dollars were thwarted by a defective ATM but thankfully the ...
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 ...
... my glass a short time later. I didn't have to ask or get up. They just know when to appear. It is the next best thing to having a cabana boy feeding me grapes and wine by the pool I think:-)
The owner offered me the kitchen to make myself gluten free bread later if I wanted. They apparently had all of the ingredients. I was going to take him up on the offer, but then got distracted with a few other things.
I returned ...
... is fantastic and the building very eccentric.
We ate at the Hotel where the food was great although everything in Punta seems a bit more expensive than BA i.e.$70 US instead of $50 US for a decent meal.
The next day, we finally rented a car (Fiat manual) from Hertz and took off driving through Punta towards Piriapolis along Ruta 10 under very heavy rain!. Raining all the way (storms all night) and then along to Playa Verde and Playa Hermosa (which quite impressed us ...
... the next flight but he could bring me some nuts from first class. I said that would be fine. He brought a warm cup. Unfortunately it was filled with mostly pretzels and other wheat based snacks. I picked my way through the cup to get to the almonds.
It was about a 2 hr flight to Panama. The flight was packed and unfortunately there was a family sitting 3 rows ahead that had a wild son who decided to scream and cause a ruckus for the ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility