Hot on the trail Anthony Bourdain
Trip Start Oct 09, 2008
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There are no roads leading into Cabo Polonio. Between the bus stop and the town are 7km of sand dunes. You can elect to walk or you can pay a small fee for a ride on an offroad 4x4 vehicle. Once you get into town there are only a few buildings, one hostel, a few shacks selling fresh seafood. There is no electricity (certain buildings have a generator that allows for only the most essential use of power) and no running water. If you want to shower you jump into the ocean or pull a bucket of water out of a well.
There are miles of untouched beaches, there are big sand dunes everywhere, and you can see lots of wildlife (including sea lions). A dead sea monster had drifted ashore near the town center. The locals were super friendly and the food was fantastic. By far the most special place I have seen on this trip. I can't say enough good things. I would have loved to stay longer but we had tracks to make.