El Viajero Downtown Montevideo
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- Continental Breakfast
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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After the surprisingly beautiful Colonia del Sacramento, here we are with the second city I'm going to visit in Uruguay: Montevideo.
First of all it was quite impressive to have free Wi-Fi in the bus that connects the 2 cities, apparently is a common practice here to be "always on". To be honest connection was not always so stable but it …
Montevideo translated from Portuguese means 'I see a mountain', one of the Portuguese sailors called out as they approached what is now Uruguay. The name stuck and though the mountain first spotted really isn't one by our so called standards now, Montevideo is certainly a city that rises above many. To start off with the current president Jose Mujica, who was imprisoned and tortured for 13 years, the last of which were at a bottom of a ...
... kept with nice grassy areas and benches with really nice buildings surrounding it. I got in trouble, though, for trying to walk around the back of the statue. We walked around and found the theatro solis where all of the theatre shows are performed and decided to keep walking.
We found our way to the pedestrain access mall and took a stroll down there trying to find some food. He combination of siesta with sunday afternoon, made this task incredibly ...
... we dipped into a few small art galleries and tried to appreciate the displays. In fairness it was a nice free way to explore the city. Side note from Aimz: it was such a nice day! Just pointlessly wondering around, enjoying having nothing to do and having no where to go! Given that Lucas is the stingiest person ever he needs to learn to be able to just do nothing and enjoy what's right in front of you! Silly boy! It was a good, non exciting day ...