Veni a Punta Green Park Punta del Este
Travel Blogs from Punta del Este
... exchanges is as follows (no joke):
1680 - settled by Portuguese
1680 - conquered by Spanish
1681 - handed back to Portuguese via treaty
1705 - conquered again by the Spanish
1713 - returned to the Portuguese via another treaty
1762 - re-conquered again by the Spanish
1763 - handed back to the Portuguese again, via treaty
1777 - The Spanish came and...conquered...again...
1811 - Revolt overthrew the Spanish and installed a Confederate ...
At some point I saw Brooke Burke or Hugh Hefner's ex girlfriend review the top ten beaches and this was one of them. Perhaps it was the experience outside of the beach, but we joked about this the whole weekend.
Niki and I should have known we were going on an adventure rather than a relaxing holiday right from the start. To get to Punta del Este we took a ferry and two buses and on the last bus I got sick. Really sick. Like ...
Thursday 24th February mouth of the Beagle Channel-Ushuaia-Buenos Aires
We are woken as usual by Aaron's morning message at 6.30am, finish our packing and out to breakfast a 7, catching up with all the good-byes at and after breakfast. Get a few photos along the channel and coming into Ushuaia. The baggage and bus arrangements seem pretty well organized, but there are last minute changes for people who would rather spend the morning at the airport ...
... sure the prices were hiked up due to the cruise ship too. All in all worth a look. and the drive there is not too bad either you get some amazing views of the Punta del este coast line from this vantage point.
Then we headed to "la Pataia" ranch, nice country drive and they show you how Dule De Leche is made and once you walk around the traquil gardens and the kids do ...
... the coast north past the "mano monument" which is said to remind the people to hold on to their kids as this beach is the rough side and has a bigger wave break. We kept driving north past the famous Leonel bridge which is more like an amusment ride that a bridge we kept going around the roundabouts on either side to bo back over it.
We got to "La Barra" which is an exclusive bohemian ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Adjoining Rooms
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet