Posada de Piedra
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The day we were supposed to spend entirely on the beach, soaking up the sun, turned out to be cloudy, windy and a bit chilly. We did our best though, seeing the touristy spots in Punta, eating seafood next to the water, and of course, more ice cream!
Then we came back to enjoy the posada (inn) and called home, checked email and here I am …
Today we set out for the beach. As you can see from the google map snippet, there's not a ton of detailed road maps. Plenty of tourist offices give out free maps but they lack detail, as we discovered.
The main obstacle today was a conference call that I have every Friday at 11 am EST, or 2 pm Uruguay time. We picked up the rental car at …
... 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 ...
... is some what of a miracle.
From the 16Th century the Spanish and the Portuguese started fighting for Uruguay's land and for almost two centuries this situation continued and has resulted in a mixture of Spanish and Portuguese architecture in Uruguay's major towns and cities.In 1825 under their famous leader Artigas,Uruguay managed to defeat the Spanish and the Portuguese and claim independence.In the beginning of the 20Th century Uruguay went through a very prosperous period ...
... been stopped on the streets of London. Once after a park football game, getting a drink from a shop and the other was in a pub’s bathroom! Both times an innocent party at the wrong place, at the wrong time. Both times, no exclamation was given).
With this matter in question, can you imagined if they had detained me? On what grounds? Staying in Uruguay for a mere five days? How long would they interrogate me for? I have heard the notion (via friends), that ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPosada de Piedra Punta del Este
Once you find the place (no signage and don't trust google maps) you will see it's a total retreat. beautifully decorated and great service. you can pay the same amount in town and what you'll get there is just standard. what you'll get here is remarkable.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.