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Travel Blogs from Punta del Este
... say about today really apart from watching useche attempt rock climbing (which he was very decent at) & checking out the waves along the coast to doing some rock climbing of our own (much smaller though) haha, the photos will tell you the story.
By this stage of the trip Uruguay had exceeded all my expectations and we were blown away by the generosity of the locals and our new friends.
... Very good first Impression here in Uruquay.
The 15 km ride into Punte del Este was very pleasant with clean wide Roadways with paved shoulders ideal for Cycling.
Checked in at the Salto Grande and had an excellent Merluza Fish Dinner.
Punta Del Este is very modern with Designer buildings everywhere and the Airport is packed with Corporate Jets.
The Ferias Destination Punta del Este is bustling and busy all a little too Touristic for me , but quite OK.
I just learned ...
... do it twice a day - the waiting for service, trying to work out what the waiter is saying, choosing a meal from a huge menu you don't understand, having the waiter try and talk you into getting the more expensive version of everything you've ordered, and then ending up with something that doesn't even slightly resemble what you thought you were getting - it's too much!!
Thankfully our little hostel had only ...
Today we took a road trip south of Punta,
First we went to Casa Pueblo, the house and art gallery of the famous artist Carlos Paez Villaro. You cant take a wrong picture here everywhere you look its a great view. Only suggestion I will give you is find out if there is a cruise ship in town cause if there is this place is full of day trippers and makes it really busy and ...
... get any worse?
Having to ‘check into’ my room at 2 p.m.gave me a lot of time to do nothing. The first thing on my ‘agenda’ was to look more presentable. Taking a quick shave, the appearance staring back at me was strange. For nearly a decade I had sported facial hair. Everything from goatees to variations of beards and now here I was clean shaven. It had been a month and I still was not used to it. With another splash of water to have a face wash, the ...