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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Travel Blogs from Montevideo
... our house. As we were walking along the seafront, we could smell a really strong smell of rotting fish and when we looked over the side, there were hundreds of dead fish floating among the rocks... I later asked someone and she said that apparently the fishermen reached their quota and dumped the excess fish back in the sea. I do not understand the logic in that but it was such a waste!! To be honest, a part from the old city there aren't many other ...
... Sacramento. This cute port town had more information centers than actual sites so a few hours was enough. It was the first town built by the Portuguese when they arrived and still has a lot of colonial charm.
Next along the coast was the capital - Montevideo. A city set on the beach, it has 30kms of promenade which was great for a bit of exercise. Unfortunately, it was too hot for any real exercise, so a leisurely ...
Our stay in Montevideo was slightly tainted by our struggle to find cash points that would work for us. Our stay in Argentina would be made much cheaper if we could withdraw dollars to exchange on the black market. We did however stay in a great hostel with a roof terrace and spent our days walking around the old town and plazas. We enjoyed a steak lunch from Mecardo del Puerto, a world famous steak market where the meat was thrown on the BBQ by the ...
... us good day in the street. A taxi driver who took a wrong turn, turned his metre off immediately to compensate for his mistake. Shop and bar staff seemed to go the extra mile to give good service, and the biggest surprise of all after spending more than a year in Peru where taking to the streets as a pedestrian was a constant fight for survival with murderous drivers, in Montevideo drivers actually stopped and let pedestrians cross the ...
... but not enough that they are annoyed by tourists yet. As a city it’s pretty pleasant with 2 main centres, the old colonial centre and the new town. We stayed in the old town although due to the lack of tourism there didn’t appear to be enough cheap
hotels to satisfy need as it took us until our 5th hostel to find one with space. It was good value for Uruguay but incredibly expensive compared to everywhere else ...