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Travel Blogs from Piriapolis
... and wet and miserable outside, so we were happy to keep warm. In the corner of the pub, there was a little children's play area with a gorgeous dog sitting on the slide. Then it actually went down the slide and back up in the little house. We laughed as we watched him and the owner kept saying that the dog thinks it's a child! Chris befriended it quickly and as we were leaving, the owner told us its name is Stuart. Ha ha, funny name for a dog in Uruguay. We thought it would be ...
... out of a $7.50 ticket, and Dianne can’t help but chip in “but so are you”. These girls probably make 5 times that an hour, the conductor is lucky to make that a day.
The country we travel through is still green, with even more eucalypts than yesterday, but the soil is sandier, and there is a lot of rough, scrubby uncultivated country. The housing beside the road is noticeably poorer, and there are frequent lots with ...
... hours of the morning. The hostel I was staying in had organised and asado (BBQ) which I had heard could rival an Argentinean asado, and that Uruguayan steak is even more amazing than Argentinean steak. I did not believe that this could be true, but I have to admit this was the best meat ever to pass these lips. I hardly spoke a word to anyone as I was so preoccupied with the food; it was the steak that dreams are made of! Once the food ...
... so to speak. I don't know--maybe it's hard to leave messages, too.
Anyway, we're finding it’s a lot of work to do this and need to know if you're there. So…if you’re out there and you’re reading this, please know we long to hear from you.
And THANK YOU THANK YOU to those of you who have figured it out. We love your notes!But on to ...
... a quick look around, then move on to Punta Bellena and Casapueblo. If I had time I would try and visit the Cristo Obrero Church (or the church that required the 4 km walk) on the way back. So I got the bus out to Punta del Este and I must say, it is a world apart from the rest of South America. Modern, high rise apartment buildings and luxury yachts everywhere. Think the Gold Coast, only a bit ...