Crystal Palace Hotel
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Good hotel in great central location with gym,wi fi,pool and good reception staff and English spoken.
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It is religious holiday time in Montevideo as it is with the rest of the Christian world . Good Friday and Easter Monday to come the vast majority of people have decided to take the week off as holiday.
In retrospect I could not have picked a better two days to explore the city. With the holidays in full swing the city appears as if it has …
A 2am wake up call at my hotel in Asuncion was not an ideal way to start my trip to Montevideo the capital city of Uruguay! An early flight left me with choice but to choose this un godly hour if I was to make it to the airport on time for my 5am flight.
The flight had a one hour stop over in Sao Paolo,Brazil and the plan was to get to …
... to where we were yesterday. Here there is an indoor market type building full of restaurants, where you can prop yourself up at the bar. From there you can select your cut of meat and watch as it is cooked on a wood barbecue in front of you. Another piece of heaven. Ed and I both went for the recommended baby beef. It was gorgeous. I'm not as good on my cuts of beef as I'd like to be. Someone should really set up beef tasting days. Like wine tasting only meatier.
... is protected. We had to take a boat over to another part of the island and then walk through the forest for half an hour just to get there - but when we got there it was certainly worth it! The beach was huge and it was easy to find a deserted spot miles from anybody so you really felt as if you had it to yourself - just wonderful!
On the second free day some of us went on a boat around the island. There we could snorkel in the Blue Lake (while they fed the fish as ...
... in brazil and watching the football. We watched the Uruguay game on a big screen in town. There were thousands of people and they were pretty crazy, lots of drums, chanting and homemade fireworks. Weed was legalised the week before we arrived so everyone was smiling the entire time. The Uruguayan people there all looked like gypsies, had about 10 teeth between them and wore nike shox - not the most ...