Travel Blogs from Piriapolis
... for a reasonable amount of time (we wont be seeing each other till the end of July) but I guess something we are used to (but at the same time something you never get used to)
The rest of my stay:
I have another couple of days here before I leave for my last stop in Uruguay, Colonia del Scaremento. I will be honest and say I do get up to much. I go for a bit of wander around the beach and try the famous Chivto, basically a ...
... can officially check "learn how to surf" off the ol' bucket list.
We managed to squeeze in a horse ride along the beach at dusk. We signed our lives away, jumped on the saddles, and trailed off into the sunset. With only 4 of us in the group, the owner of the horses pretty much let us ride the horses as fast as we desired. We squeezed a stop in the forest to share a couple bottles of tannat, the national, high tannin red wine, before ...
... cafe, printed out the form, I then had a very bad photo taken and the joy of joys - was having to find someone certify it all! It's bad enough going around asking people to certify things in Australia, but when you can't even explain what you want and what it's for, it gets tricky. We tried a pharmacy first, the ladies understood, but said that they weren't authorised to do it. Then we headed to the police station, where in broken Spanish I explained what I ...
... it was interesting, and free to boot.
at the hotel, the flight worry was found to have been resolved and we
enjoyed a very relaxing afternoon at the beach. Watching the sun go
down is always special experience, but to see the sun setting over
the sea at Piriapolis was spellbinding. AND we found the Parilla lit
as promised, so enjoyed another steak and a pretty good red wine,
though value-for-money well down on Argentina.
... drinks... drinks...
so by 2am we are stupidly drunk with the other travellers in the hostel (when the locals are just waking up from siesta!) and by 3am we are in a vino coma... therefore we have thus far completely missed most of the evenings! but had a fantastic time so there is a ying to every yang (or a yang to every ying, whichever it is!)
only time will tell if we can get into this... we managed to have dinner at 11pm last night and were super proud at ...