It's Saturday morning and breakfast time.
The hotel served a good morning meal.
My rental car was small enough I could park it anywhere.
These white sand beaches were across the street from my hotel.
My Saturday morning walk took me all over Piriapolis.
Did somebody get this yacht by illgotten gains?
By judicial order!
It was a gorgeous day for a morning walk.
This is the Piriapolis fish market.
Bringing in the morning catch.
A leaky roof but a good TV antenna.
These folks had a stunning view.
Would you like a little cottage in Uruguay?
I can see the race circuit from here.
Even the phone booth has a view window.
I hiked this trail.
From the top the view was great.
The Piriapolis marina.
Now you're talking.
The chairlift to......
Time to repair the fishing net.
Could I get a good deal on this hotel?
The panoramic view of the beaches of Piriapolis.
I had time for a little sightseeing in my rental car.
I was headed for Punta del Este.
The tour books told me to stop here.
This would be a nice place for lunch.
How's THIS for a seaside hotel?
What a great view at lunch.
The weather and views were the best.
I'll take the calamari.
It's the coastal city of Punta del Este.
The South American jetsetters.
The Waffle House?
No time for golf today.
The Punta del Este airport.
These sand piles are safety barriers.
It's time to go racing.
You're blocking my view!
You ARE the view.
I would position myself all over the course.
Fans grabbed a seat wherever they could.
Thanks goodness for my zoom lens.
It was a great day for racing.
Tacos y burritos.
Not much for safety barriers here.
The race was on national TV.
What does THAT flag mean?
VW bugs were a major class today.
Everyone loves to drink tea in Uruguay.
Fans could stand right next to the fence.
Check out her pedestal.
I'm walking all over the track now.
The safety car.
The race was held around this park.
That's it for the Saturday racing.
Pulling away the wreckage.
My post-race treat.
Later I would eat here for dinner.
This had been a good Saturday.
Time for some beachfront outdoor dining.
"Big Tiger" Shrimps.
Yes, it takes money to do this.
Sunday morning; hotel breakfast again.
What a view from the hotel lobby.
This is Belkis, my best buddy in Uruguay.
Time for the beach.
Sunday's race crowd was bigger.
Everybody drinks tea.
This is the life.
It's formula racing.
I try to show it ALL to you.
What is this?
The press room.
Fans take to the track between races.
How about some lunch?
I would eat here.
Everything looked great.
There was a big crowd in this area.
For the kids.
It's a torta!
I had discovered the concession area.
The race fence is in the front yards of these homes.
Thanks for posing.
People were having fun.
The VW cars were well-prepared.
Between races the fans walked the track.
On a warm day....
A treat like this was just right.
Vinyl album souvenirs.
Sadly, it was time to head to the airport.
But not before I did some more sightseeing.
I'm headed to Montevideo.
One more toll.
Check the "gas can" being used here!
Uruguay has the most expensive fuel in the world.
The convenience store was modern.
At least I didn't wreck it.
The ultra modern airport at Montevideo.
My first ever ride on Pluna Airlines.
There's a lot to this traveling.
I'm back in Buenos Aires.
Time for a nap.
Others felt the same way.
I made friends with these gals.
The Argentinian flag in Legos.
Breakfast at Mickey Ds.
I was stuck for the day at the Buenos Aires airport.
This was my 'temporary' office.
My security system.
My electrical system.
After some delay I was back in L.A.
This is my street! Home at last.