Gran Hotel Fray Bentos
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- High-speed internet in room
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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I would say that it is more than a little likely than anyone other than our English friends will have absolutely no idea why we were excited about going to Fray Bentos. Well for those of you who don't know Fray Bentos is a brand of very cheap and pretty disgusting tinned meat pie which is sold in the UK. I personally didn’t know that these …
Whilst still awaiting the arrival of Arthur we decided to fill a day by catching a bus, or three as it turned out, to a fort with great views, on a small hill, on the other side of Montevideo. The number 104 got us into the city. We had trouble finding the stop for the next bus but a very helpful bus conductor showed us the way. The 125 took us to a bus station in a suburb of the city. I then asked a bus inspector the way to the hill. But before I ...
... bearing the same name. This tourist center is located in the very center of the Charrúa
country, equally distant from the borders of the national territory.
This privileged location provides intense commercial activities, as
Routes 5 and 14 go across this point.
With temperate weather and almost no temperature extremes, Durazno invites visitors to discover this place all through the year.
... like this for hours. I have managed to change my Chilean money to Argentinean and call my bank in the morning. In order to change the money I had to register with that institution and tell them my passport number !!! When I called my bank I was informed that my card hadn't been stopped at all. And then 5 minutes later it started to work again (a miracle) :) I left the city as soon as I could without turning my head back. My glasses ...
... February 7 and 8 - Giovanna and I headed to the capital of Uruguay, Montevideo. Now as far as capital cities go this place is super mellow, all the people are layed backed to the point where they basically appear to sleep through life. One thing I really noticed here is how popular the drink mate (pronounced mar ta) is. This is basically a bitter but not at all unpleasant drink made from the leaves of the mate plant. The locals are ...