Your own car and your own house in lovely bodega country...who could ask for anything more.
As always, day 1 in a new country is errand day.
For me Punta was all about el mano!
So you should know right off the bat that there is no place on earth like this place.
Today I am walking the streets of Montevideo to do a little sight seeing and relaxation...
I'm staying in Cuidad Viejo a/k/a old town as it is alleged to be the closest to the must see sites in the capital and relatively close to the rambla, the Pocitos playa, Plaza de Independcía and Punta Carretas where good dining, shopping and other delights are available.
Helmet on head, pack on my back, racing from Paraguay over the bridge to Brazil ...
It was like entering onto the set of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream.
I have never desired being in the wild quite as I did today.
Itaipu means "the sounding stone" but the dam is more commonly referred to as "the singing rock".