La Solana Boutique Hotel
Travel Blogs from Punta Ballena
... was really nice.
We also drove through some very cool neighbourhoods, with me of course taking thousands of pictures!! Hah :)
We had the most famous ice cream in the country on the way back to the car and saw some seals at the port.
Made our way back and ended up arriving home late enough to enjoy some wine with ingrid before going to sleep.
There isn't much ...
We don't really get the hype about Punta del Este. Mostly concrete tower blocks, small unswimmable beaches & closed shops it really isn't what you expect for THE place to be in the region. Admittedly it was out of season & even pretty cold, but the place ...
... There were a few people fishing; a few people sun bathing and reading books; a hot man jogging back and forth on one beach.
The last 4 days have really been amazing. I have had a chance to really take in all of the beautiful scenery. I suspect I will never lead the lifestyle I have become so accustomed to over the past 4 days, but it certainly has been nice to be given the opportunity to test it out.... even just for a ...
... I got most of the Spanish and V translated for me as well. Very nice tour around the Peninsula, through rich area of San Rafael, up to La Barra bridge (which the driver gave us a roller coaster ride on), Beverly Hills to a fantastic private Museum - the Museo Ralli. This museum is free and contains some major Spanish and Latin American art works including also many original Salvador Dali and European painters. Very few security guards, photography allowed and generally no signs saying ...
... me $20 bolivars ($6 CDN). Oh well.
I made it through the line and my suitcase weighed in at 22.4 kg. The maximum weight is 23 kg. Wow...just under the wire, yet again. The suitcase gods are definitely looking out for me:-)
After the check-in I had to go and pay a departure tax of about $190 bolivars ($48 CDN). Then it was good-bye to Ana and I proceeded to go through the security checkpoint.
I thought I should eat ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking