- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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Had a spare day in Buenos Aires so decided to pop across to Uruguay. Certainly not as easy as going from one EU country to another. Had to clear customs on both sides of the very wide river Rio de la Plata – another stamp for the passportJ Ferry took almost 2 hours. Smooth crossing on way over; quite rough on the way back. Most passengers only seemed interested in the Duty Free shop – mostly alcohol and cigarettes.
Landed in ...
... But when they pour the water I to the special Mate cup there is literally 1 sip to be had before you refil, hence the need for the massive thermas. To make it funnier, they must drink it boiling hot, through a metal straw and there was even a man standing in the water at the beach on a 30 plus day with a thermas under his arm and Mate cup in his hand!
Next to Montevideo!
... push back the onward travel to the afternoon and cut our time in Montevideo (the capital) down from two days to one and a half. Distances between places in Uruguay are typically only a couple of hours so we won't lose days to travel like we do elsewhere. Whilst the whole pallava is annoying you just blow this **** off and add it to the list of Road Stories. No real damage just inconvience.
Feeling rough and uninspired we decided just to hang around the terminal. It is ...
for the first time on the road trip, we woke up at a decent hour to hit the road on time. A quick stop at the casino confirmed that Jenny's card is in fact gone forever. We road tripped 20 more minutes until we were driving past Piriapolis, and we just couldn't resist the temptation of the zoo again, plus we missed some stuff last time. We started the circuit backwards and saw all the things we missed including ...
... coffee and yoghurt) we went to explore this small town. We started at the Old Quarter,complete with cobbled streets and pretty flowering shrubs by every door. We walked towards the Bastion de San Miguel, of which there is not much left except for the gatehouse, a few stubby walls and the odd canon here and there, but which was charming nonetheless. From there, we walked through the Old Quarter towards the Lighthouse, passing the Calle ...