Victoria Fields Hotel & Resort
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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Today was a glorious cloudless one, and being on the move a lot at the minute we decided on claiming it as a Lazy Beach Day. With Patagonia in sight beach days are going to become a thing of the past for the forseeable future. This is the hottest it's felt since Rio. Inbetween the sun worship I managed to fit in a pretty short interval run along the beach and a couple of dips ...
... the Atlantic Ocean. The sea then is not that warm. We also wandered around to the port which was all very nice.
This town is where the rich and famous of Uru, Arg and Brazil come to hang out. There are lots and lots of high rises, very few of which had any lights on come nightfall. Still in the low season lots of places aren't open but I imagine it being absolutely rammed come summer. As such ...
... seemed to be shut and some bungalows beside the beach. It was a nice place to spend a relaxing couple of nights but at first I thought it was a shame that we only had one full day at the beach. However, with hindsight perhaps this was just as well considering that I turned a brilliant lobster red after only two hours on the beach. I spent the evening nursing my blistering skin over a bottle of vino tinto and a home-cooked ...
... Had a good look at Montevideo from the air and great views all the way into BA (such a huge city). I saw about 30 major ships scattered about in a waiting area in he middle of the river waiting to get into the passageway into BA port. Because the river/sea is relatively calm this is an ideal port area.
We checked into a new apartment in Suipacha between Sante Fe and Cordoba (7th floor) which faces the street and ...
... The streets are filled with porches, BMWs and other expensive vehicles. The people are dressed in casual yet crisp, pressed clothing. They are beautiful. Maybe it is due to the slow paced lifestyle in Punta del Este. Or, maybe it is because they are well off and can afford to have whatever kind of work they want done.
The avocados are AMAZING. The best I have seen so far in SA. I don't know if they are imported from Argentina or whether they are ...