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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
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We thought why not tick off another country, get some more bling in the passport and head to Uruguay for the day! We didn't know too much about this place besides Homer Simpson's famous quote. Also, you can take US Dollars out in Uruguay so this was helpful to ensure we can get blue rate dollar in Argentina (as you can't take US Dollars out in Argentina)
After catching the hour boat on a sunny Sunday morning we ported ...
... perfect choice. It's classic advice that a small focused menu at a restaurant usually results in great food and this was certainly the case here, with the restaurant only offering fresh pasta! We chose a tagliatelle bolognese and a spinach, ricotta and walnut 'xxxx', simply served with drizzled olive oil and a sprinkle of parmigiana. Both were absolutely delicious and we really enjoyed the smart and chic setting after many a night in the more boisterous ...
... and passengers were charging backwards and forwards between all three to find their bags. On top of this we then had to go through another customs check, putting our bags through X-ray machines before being unleashed on Terra Uruguaya.
Unlike good old Blighty there was no real queuing system for the two operational X-ray machines, and the seething masses waiting to have their bags examined were merging with the other seething masses ...
... days of my life ... until now!) and there was certainly a bit to catch up on ...! Dave and Claire are now married and are seasoned world travellers so it probably didn't escape their attention that I had shacked up in a hotel with a sauna and rooftop pool, rather than the dorm room bunk-beds and shared bathrooms I'd come to become accustomed!! Well, no point doing things by halves. Or at all on my watch! From ...
... old colonial town on the other side of the world and it was great to hear all about the amazing things she's done on her trip that we can now simply copy! We will definitely have to meet up for another beer when get back in the much less surreal Barrowford.