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After our first dorm experience (not as bad as we thought) in Colonia, we battled a thunder storm and monsoon rain (it seems to follow us) to catch the bus to Montevideo, the Uruguayan capital. Just before we caught the bus we got an email to tell us our hotel had cancelled our booking as we were arriving too late at 9pm! We got to a semi-flooded …
... near him, couldn't resist a plate. The nachos were a massive hit, then we played cards and ate our other half of the space cake. The cards game of ******** was more fun then usual, but the cake didn't seem to affect me as much a the first slice. *The last night- my last night in Uruguay was also Sean's last night of his year long trip. He was due to fly home to Canada the following day to get his life back in order. I wasn't really in the mood to drink but agreed to head out ...
We started our day pretty late due to the late night we had last night, but had a generic plan of what we wanted to do. This involved heading to the plaza de independencia in the center of town and hen heading to the port and the old town. The walk to the plaza took us about 10 minutes and we realised we had a pretty well located hostel.
The plaza is like the plazas everywhere else with a statue of a guy riding a horse. This one, however, was really clean ...
... the lady the pattern in the hope sheŽd recognise it and understand me! With not a word of common language between us we somehow managed to locate the bag! I gave her back the panties that did not belong making actions like šme...big bum....these...small bum...not mineš!! The lady found it hilarous, which goes to show I can be funny in any language!
As I donŽt have much more to say about my afternoon in Montevideo I thought IŽd include something ...
... Museum which also allows you access into the ground. Walking out into the stands which haven't changed too much since 1930 by the looks gives an impression of how intimidating the ground must have been with nearly fifty thousand passionate fans cheering for their national team. The highlight within the museum which unfortunately was all in Spanish was the 1950 World Cup winning trophy that is on display. Also to our surprise a huge print at the ...
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