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We stayed in Montevideo for three days. Montevideo is the capital of Uruguay and has a population of about 3 million people. The city has many beaches, that we enjoyed strolling along during the day but the actual tourist attractions are quite limited. The main central area felt quite worn down, and we noticed lots of homeless people. I felt like …
We arrived in Montevideo after a fairly brief (for us) two hour bus ride from Colonia. We walked around town in the late afternoon taking in whatever sights we could; big man on horse on a pedestal in the main square, the beautiful buildings in the centre and (unsurprisingly, I've been told the story ends for the day with eating and drinking) the …
Back in Montevideo on the 16th, I tried a different hostel this time. Not bad at all apart from the lack of FANS in the rooms, come on guys!!! Met a few characters from different parts of the world and had a conversation in Spanish with a guy from San Francisco, good practice!
The best thing about Montevideo in my opinion is the promenade …
... around 7.15pm in the dark and discovered that the entrance is kept locked after dark and only opened by staff, not a great 1st impression of the area! We were advised that the 18th July is a public holiday so the city would be closed! We therefore booked onto a city tour and went in search of food, wine and football. We eventually found a little gem in El Candil, a parrilla with plenty of meat, cheap wine and football. We headed back to the hotel and looked forward to a lie ...
... den Kerlen hier drüben denn das Recht mich gleich anzufassen? David sagt, dass das in Südamerika normal sei und dass die Frauen darauf stehen würden. Ich aber nicht. Wenn ich nein sage, heisst das nein und nicht versuch es bitte noch mal, ich will die Jagd nur interessanter gestalten.
I am off to Montevideo, the major city of Uruguay. After my arrival with the bus I run around 3 km with my backpack through the city till my youth hostel (it is ...
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We were really pleased with how good a deal we got with this place. It was so cheap (cheapest in South America so far!). However, when we were there there was no life to it. Very few other people staying here, a fairly quiet part of the city and just a bit dull all round.
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