Punta del Este

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close relationship

Pueblo AGER-2 2 crisis in February 1969, ''Wright''—while en route to Port Everglades, Florida—was hurriedly recalled to Norfolk and, upon her arrival there, stood by, on alert. In 1982 Cerati established a close relationship with Héctor "Zeta" Bosio (Zeta Bosio), which was to prove decisive in the future of both. They knew each other from the advertising major at the University of Salvador in Buenos Aires. Their relationship was cemented in the summer of 1982 in Punta


classic opera

Classic Opera Festival Punta del Este Uruguay: Punta del Este Giacomo Puccini - - International Punta Classic Opera Festival Punta del Este Uruguay: Punta del Este Giacomo Puccini - According to reports, on Monday a man came on a motorcycle and invited the group of young men to take part in a soccer game. The victims' parents and other relatives did not receive any further contact from them and notified the police on Wednesday. All


painting drawing

for a variety of shows, a restaurant, a didactic room where sculpture, painting, drawing and ceramic classes are held, and a last space which holds the permanent collection and the work of the founder. A 30-hectare sculpture park surrounds the compound. Punta del Este Lighthouse The lighthouse is 45 metres tall, and the crystal panels which are part of its illumination system were brought from France. It works by electricity, with acetylene gas as emergency backup. It is possible


beautiful people

la Plata. Understand The unspoilt Uruguayan peninsula of Punta del Este is all paradisaical oceanic beaches, exotic sophistication, beautiful people and an ardent night scene. There are many travel sights, including the amazing restaurants. The Monaco of South America. In the last year there has been the shoots of urbanization in the form of high rise building obscuring the sun, however. Tourist season varies wildly from totally deserted in the winter to very very crowded in the summer, unusual for a city this size. Get in Regular buses come back and forth from Montevideo, making Punta del Este a convenient day trip (two hours by bus, see the timetable If you accidentally get off the bus at Maldonado Terminal which is a few kilometers north of Punta del Este you can easily catch a local bus(marked "Punta del Este" in top front) at the stop just behind the bus terminal for 14 Uruguayan Pesos(US$.60) which you pay to the driver. If you are in Buenos Aires, you can take a short direct flight (less than 1 hour) to Punta del Este. Alternatively, you can take the ferry (about 3 hours) from Buenos Aires to Montevideo. Montevideo is approximately two hours (by car) away from the Peninsula of Punta del Este. Get around The bulk of Punta del Este is on a peninsula jutting into the ocean. The perimeter of this peninsula can easily be traversed by foot. To get to La Barra o José Ignacio you had better have a means of transport like a car (renting a car is always going to be the best way to visit all the places). Buses are not very frequent and public transport like taxis usually has to be called over the phone (very expensive compared to standards of the rest of Uruguay). Hitchhiking is common for young people since night clubs are far from each other and people may be staying in places far from the clubs. If you have a car, be kind; pick up someone (especially in the morning, after the clubs have closed). Remember that Punta del Este is very safe, but normal precautions should always be taken. You can rent a moped (scooter) for US$10 hour or US$45 day at several places. See Image:Casapueblo Museum and Hotel, Punta del Este, Uruguay.jpg 300px thumb Casa Pueblo The beautiful sunsets in the port of Punta del Este, La Barra or Jose Ignacio are other spots not too far away (by car), from Punta del Este itself. Go to the beaches, being a peninsula you have two coastlines, one of them is pretty quiet and calm (called "mansa"), and the other one is windy, with some surf spots (called "brava"). Famous beaches includes: "La playa de los Dedos" (The finger beach"), which is near the main street in Punta del Este, close to a surf spot, and it has a giant hand emerging from the sand. In La Barra the Bikini Beach is famous because of the models and famous people that go there. The endless beaches, beautiful seaside mansions, tree-lined streets, chic boutiques, stylish people. * WikiPedia:Punta del Este Dmoz:Regional South America Uruguay Localities Punta del Este Commons:Category:Punta del Este


leading+artistic

View of the Sculpture Park at the Fundacion Pablo Atchugarry One of the leading artistic institutions of Uruguay, the Fundación Pablo Atchugarry (Pablo Atchugarry Foundation) is dedicated to the promotion of arts and culture in Punta del Este. The foundation was created in 2007 by international sculpture artist Pablo Atchugarry, with the aim to keep a dialogue between art and nature. During the summer season (December to February) the foundation proposes a series of exhibitions and events such as concerts of lyrical to popular music, ballet representations and more. Once a year, the institution present an iconic exhibition from a major artist or collection. Over the past five years, the works of František Kupka, Le Corbusier, Collection MACBA, José Gurvich and Pablo Atchugarry have been exhibited in the main building. The premises of the institution are composed of the sculptor’s workshop, a building with three exposition rooms, an auditorium, an open air stage for a variety of shows, a restaurant, a didactic room where sculpture, painting, drawing and ceramic classes are held, and a last space which holds the permanent collection and the work of the founder. A 30-hectare sculpture park surrounds the compound. Punta del Este Lighthouse The lighthouse is 45 metres tall, and the crystal panels which are part of its illumination system were brought from France. It works by electricity, with acetylene gas as emergency backup. It is possible to climb the 150 steps of its spiral staircase. WikiPedia:Punta del Este Dmoz:Regional South America Uruguay Localities Punta del Este Commons:Category:Punta del Este


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;''puntaesteña'' (f) timezone UTC−3 −2 latd 34 latm 58 lats 0 latNS S longd 54 longm 57 longs 0 longEW W elevation_m postal_code_type postal code postal_code 20100 area_code_type Dial plan (Telephone numbers in Uruguay) area_code +598 42 (+6 digits) website '''Punta del Este''' ( ) is a city and resort on the Atlantic Coast in the Maldonado Department


córdoba, argentina

:01AM GMT 16 Feb 2006 publisher The Telegraph accessdate 5 July 2010 * Uruguay has an embassy in Buenos Aires, 2 general consulates (in Córdoba (Córdoba, Argentina) and Rosario), 3 consulates (in Colón (Colón, Entre Ríos), Concordia (Concordia, Entre Ríos) and Gualeguaychú (Gualeguaychú, Entre Ríos)), 2 honorary consulates (in Mendoza (Mendoza, Argentina) and Neuquén (Neuquén, Argentina)). * Argentina has an embassy in Montevideo and 5 consulates (in Colonia del Sacramento, Fray Bentos, Paysandú, Punta del Este and Salto (Salto, Uruguay)). * Both countries were founding members of the Mercosur. The 1960s also saw the incorporation of the Avro 748 short-haul turboprop airliner, that had its maiden flight with the company on WikiPedia:Punta del Este Dmoz:Regional South America Uruguay Localities Punta del Este Commons:Category:Punta del Este


dance music

de Corbeta Carlos A. Curbelo International Airport † align center - '''Creamfelds''' is a large dance music (electronic dance music) festival featuring DJs and live acts. It is held annually on the August Bank Holiday weekend in Daresbury, Cheshire, England, just outside of Liverpool where it had previously been held for a number of years. The festival is run by the people behind Liverpool's famous


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architecture+making

boutiques, stylish people. *

Punta del Este

'''Punta del Este''' ( ) is a city and resort on the Atlantic Coast in the Maldonado Department of southeastern Uruguay. Although the city has a year-round population of about 9,280, the summer tourist boom adds to this a very large number of non-residents. Punta del Este is also the name of the municipality to which the city belongs. It includes Punta del Este proper and Península areas.

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