El Viajero Downtown Montevideo
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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 ...
... would bring their crops to sell. Today, it is a flea market, complete with all the same stuff we see at flea markets at home. Surrounding the square on three sides are fast food places like Mickey D’s and Burger King, small cafes, and shops. The fourth side of the square is bordered by the Ministry of Transportation, a rather large, modern, and imposing building. In the center of the square is a marble fountain, brought from Italy in the ...
... affectionate dogs.
After Punta Del Diablo, Jason and I spent a few days with Fabiana in her apartment in Montevideo. Fabiana teaches yoga classes for several hours on most days, using the yoga salon connected to her apartment. Several times she invited us to do yoga with her. In exchange for this kindness and Fabiana’s hospitality, we cooked for her everyday. I made my hash breakfast each morning, and Jason made several delicious ...