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Topic: Living and suring in Punta

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replies: 13

By:

conor

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Living and suring in Punta

« on: June 12 2006 10:06:00 »

I'm planning to move to Punta in Sept, find some work, learn Spanish, mix with the locals and surf. Just wondering how consistent the surf is there and where would be a good spot to rent an apartment - near city and consistent surf beach if possible. I'm intermediate level and surf a long board all year in Ireland, so water temperatures don't bother me. Plan to eventually learn to ride a short board properly.  I presume picking up a board when I get down there should be easy enough? Should I expect packed beaches? How quiet does the place get in the off peak period?



By:

surferargy

RE: Living and suring in Punta

« Reply #1 on: June 13 2006 12:06:00 »

I am sorry to say not much surf in uruguay.  Also Sept is still winter down here.  I know I live in buenos Aires.

By:

Hans Spammenberger

RE: Living and suring in Punta

« Reply #2 on: June 13 2006 21:06:00 »

Ha ha....theres a country called 'u r gay'!!

By:

the kahuna

RE: Living and suring in Punta

« Reply #3 on: June 13 2006 23:06:00 »

haha...oh ya that kills me....I love when middle school kids post comments that make us all feel dumber

By:

Hans Spammenberger

RE: Living and suring in Punta

« Reply #4 on: June 14 2006 21:06:00 »

I'm 39! Stop  picking on me you bully!

By:

Summy

RE: Living and suring in Punta

« Reply #5 on: June 19 2006 23:06:00 »

I live in San Diego (Del Mar), CA and I've been down there 5 times...  I'd bring a board...  They have boards but the selection is OK but thinks like FCS systems or more complex shapes have yet to get down there... This may be a good thing as it's a sign of the purity...  I own land and will probably spend more and more time...  The winter is definately bigger...  And I've caught some 10 footers (very rare) in La Barra on a great swell in December...  But for the most part the place is windy with many beach breaks...  Reminds me of north Florida...  The beaches aren't to packed in Dec but you'll see a lot of posers in the H20 in Jan thru Feb...  Everybody is nice (for the most part) so no worries mate... Enjoy your time...  Chris



By:

Gerardo

RE: Living and suring in Punta

« Reply #6 on: August 09 2006 15:08:00 »

Yes dear Hans, that is my country. I am Uruguayan (and not gay). We are all mucho macho and send (or export) all our gays to Brazil (if that is what you are searching for). You should visit us, good beaches and nice people.

By:

big macho

RE: Living and suring in Punta

« Reply #7 on: September 26 2006 20:09:00 »

Hey Is not such a thing like gays in Uruguay you fool, I tell you to check on your girl when you going surfing done there, She may found out that uruguay have something for her too!!!! Jorge que no ni no ,Penarol , CA

By:

felipe

RE: Living and suring in Punta

« Reply #8 on: November 01 2006 13:11:00 »

spamberger te voy a poner en el orter

By:

dan

RE: Living and suring in Punta

« Reply #9 on: November 29 2006 09:11:00 »

hey there  ,i am thinking of coming to uruguay in late december, and january, how is the surf, what can i expect, will it be consisant enougn, or is mar del plata a better place, i know it is very crowded there tho, is accomodation cheap in urguay, or roughly how much doies it cost for apartments, if anyone knows, would be good to hear from ya, cheers


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