Gran Hotel America
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... me a pansy, but oh well! I am am now back in my room trying to digest that huge meal. As long as I don't fall asleep I am going to head out to try the nightlife here very shortly. Although I have a feeling that here is like a lot of Europe where the nightlife doesn't start until very late at night, so we shall see how that goes! Tomorrow ow I am booked on a ferry to my next city, Buenos Aires, so the next you hear from me will be from there! Adios ...
Interesting fact....the name montevideo comes from when the spanish where navigating the river. Monte means mound, VI are roman numerals for six, then it was from east to west or est to oest in spanish so literally means the 6th mound from east to west. Cool huh. We did a walking tour today to see the 'sights'. It was rather chilly and started raining. I can ...
We finally arrived. I don't like airlines but they are a necessary evil! We flew Cusco to Lima yesterday afternoon; had a 5 hr layover in Lima then flew Aerolineas to Buenos Aires then onto Montevideo. It took Aerolineas 1 1/2 hrs to give us our boarding passes and another hour and a half to get on the plane. We had a tight connection at Buenos Aires and fretted we might miss our connection......why did we ...
... been provided. by the local tourist office, so we walked to Independence Square. There weren't the barricades around the square this time. Browsed the market on the way back. Just as well we went in the morning as mid afternoon a thunderstorm turned up. Lots of heavy rain then showers until 8pm when we left and the thunderstorm turned up again. The Captain said that that the storm continued most of the ...
... wonderful markets that are a stones throw from the Museo, and the dock. It is tremendous and serves all its accolades. The meat Assado BBQ's are mind blowing in both taste, smells and choice. We chose Pallanque as we saw a documentary on the plane that endeared us to it - we were not disappointed. After lunch we headed to town to take in the walking street sites before reboarding the ship. The harbour has an amazing ships graveyard which we had a great view of as we left the ...