Piedras de Afilar Art Hostel

1261 Andes Street, Montevideo, Uruguay | Hostel
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A travel blog entry by vwuertz


... to submit designs for the building. Once a design was chosen, the government then asked another architect to adapt the design. Yeah, seems kind of cheap to me too. At some point a fire broke out backstage and the opera house was closed. It reopened in 2004 with a completely restored interior. The 1200 seat auditorium is acoustically perfect. The interior is a study in cream, gold, and red. The large crystal chandelier, which hangs above the audience, ...

Video Diary

A travel blog entry by burkley


... Centenario which is one stadium in South America I can remember. The stadium was built in 1930 to celebrate the centenary of the signing of their constitution and hosted the first World Cup in 1930. Uruguay claimed one of its two World Cup's at this venue and FIFA have placed the stadium as its only historic monument in 1983. For my memory though it was a stadium where we came so close to qualifying for the 2002 World Cup. The stadium has an ...

Epilogue: Trip Data and Rationale

A travel blog entry by dyer0930

... Thus, I was to return it with half a tank, something that is actually relatively hard to do. (How do you tell the guy at the filling station that you only want half a tank of gas??? Now try doing that in Spanish! In the end, we estimated the MPG of the car and got pretty close.

In reality, we probably didn’t need the car as we didn’t use it for anything other than getting to / from the hotel. Montevideo is quite ...

Montevideo...first taste of Uruguay!

A travel blog entry by oconnorskd


... where we went wine tasting. Our room had a tv so we were happy out watching Criminal Minds drinking wine while the rain poured down outside! The next morning we were off again, so after breakfast and a stroll down to the sea, we headed for the bus station to catch the bus to Colonia del Sacramento. We hadn't originally planned on going there at all but from speaking to other travellers we met we heard it wasn't to be ...

Oh what a day...

A travel blog entry by aly5ia


... in Rio de Janeiro that accepts mail for travellers around the world. The only thing now is to wait. Hopefully by the time we arrive in Rio the card will come as well.

In the mean time I have been advised to put extra money onto my credit card and then withdraw as a cash advance and RBC will comp me the added fees due to the circumstance. I was rather disappointed in myself especially since the morning before we left I was having a fuss over my cards. I guess i had a ...


This hostel, located on 1261 Andes Street, Montevideo, is near Pocitos, Parque Rodó, El Prado, and Auditorio del Sodre.
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