Piedras de Afilar Art Hostel

1261 Andes Street, Montevideo, Uruguay | Hostel

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Uruguay In a Few Days

A travel blog entry by phillipsquared


... hard to find. Someone will tell us where the stop is, but they are not always clear stops. Even when you know the number of the bus and where the stop is, it doesn't mean the driver will stop even if you flag him down. Thankfully when we got out of the bus terminal in Montevideo the stop was clearly marked and the driver stopped. Another great surprise was what we could pay with cash, unlike other cities that make you buy a travel card. The only problem we had was we didn't realise ...

Bonus Country: Uruguay!

A travel blog entry by zoeandnick

... leaves and a thermos flask of hot water tucked under their arm. In fact, many buses have signs saying that mate is prohibited because of health and safety reasons.
As for food, one Urugayian (?) speciality is chivitos: a thin steak topped with slices of ham, cheese and fried egg. Since arriving in South America, I think I have probably eaten about four and a half cows, although since Uruguay has three times as many cows as people, I don't think they'll be running out any time soon.

Old Montevideo

A travel blog entry by boothbj


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  • Upon leaving Montevideo I have to give credit to depressing Captain Bon Marco and his crew for a great display of boat manoeuvring. The entrance to the harbour is very narrow and there is a breakwater running perpendicular to the quay. Remember the ship is close to a 1000 feet long. The crew deployed the bow thrusters, pushed the boat sideways for about 15 feet, then started to reverse backwards. They brought the boat ...

  • The Belgium of the South America - Uruguay

    A travel blog entry by emezzy


    ... singular. No error. Bless Camila) and herding cows...to be politically correct though, it was more a case of spending hours trying to avoid stepping in cow **** whilst 'holding the line' - It didn't take the cows long to realise the weak links in the chain and escape the herding process (apologies team, but head to head with a cow? Screaming and running in the opposite direction is the only reasonable action). Horse riding too actually. Think ...

    The last lap to Montevideo

    A travel blog entry by jim.coates


    ... but I can stand that as I am sending it back to the USA by air freight as soon as I can make the arrangements.

    I am happy to have finished this 11,400 mile journey, glad I did it, and am now anxious to get back to Arlington and see my family before they freeze.

    If you all can stand it I may think some deep thoughts and write a postscript about the trip a little later ...


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