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Since the beginning of October we have been living with a German family on their fruit farm. Here at Isla Verde we have over 3000 fruit trees. To name a few there are olives, apples, peaches, mulberries, nectarines, oranges, fig, goiaba, lemon, lime, ect. There are also pecan, almond, and hazelnut trees. We just started spring so we are not picking fruit, which is unfortunate. However, we are learning a lot ...
... bikes for the day through the hostel which cost us 500 uruguayan pesos each (£12.50).
With our map in hand, we headed to the biggest flea market in Uruguay, Tristan Nervada. It spanned over about 10 streets and was heaving with people. The air was thick with a musty smell and the smell of cigarettes and mate (a traditional uruguayan drink of herbs that everyone carries around with them). There were hundreds of little stalls and the variety of stuff for sale was crazy. ...
... br> That evening we met up with the rest of our group and I realised that I'd met one of them before - Andrew had been at the same homestay as me in Quito, before I started my voluntary work in the Galapagos! At the time, he had just come back from the same place in the Galapagos so had been useful in giving me advice and tips on what to take with me. He had then gone on and done another week's voluntary work before joining this tour for 2.5 months from Quito through to Rio! It ...
... shady looking gent was my choice of business and, after confirming the current dodgy rate, took me to a nearby cafe where two even shadier looking chaps were counting out dollars under the table. The only thing I had to worry about was receiving counterfeit notes as this is mentioned on the ever-trusty wiki travel but my expert eye detected no duplicity and I was able to exchange USD $500 for 5000 pesos as opposed to 3700-4000 at the real exchange rate.
Kate's recovery ...
... did with ease.
The celebrations began for team white with everyone storming the pitch chanting the club song. Then, to all of our surprise, out came the flares, smoke bombs and fireworks! This was takin little league celebrations to the next level! The smoke bombs were thrown on the pitch turning everything a hazy orange, which combined with the little rockets firing off. It was insane. The chanting continued until the other team left. We took that as ...
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Calle 5 entre 4 y 6 - CP 16000, Atlántida | Hotelfrom $2