“I’ve been going to Punta del Este for the holidays since I was born, so there is a bit of bittersweetness. The landscape is absolutely gorgeous: you have the sea next to small mountains next to forest of pinos. It’s a beautiful town — really chic, with lots of high buildings along the seawalk. But at the same time, it maintains the charm of the local people — Uruguayans are the nicest! You can hide in a house inside a quiet street, you can ride your bike or you can find the most popular restaurants and beaches. In my case, I prefer to go in the off-season, because it’s when you can get the real tradition of the people and the city.”
Pictured: La Mano by Mario Mario Irarrazabal
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