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... as hoping for a break in the clouds to see
the sunset from the point/beach/yacht club, back over the bridge on the river
bank south of town. There was a huge procession of cars heading that way too
and we were in for a treat – the cloud made it spectacular.
Back to the super for a beer and a stack of Stax for dinner –
at over £2 a pop I just have to stop!
... messing around with a really playful ferret. Around the corner was an enclosure with ñandu (rhea) and capybaras who turned out to be much cooler than i had imagined.After Jenny fed the ñandu a banana we continued on in the next enclosure there were deer going at it in a full on head horns battle. A little further up the way we got to the fox section which was cool. Thanks lonely planet, we had now seen the animals they mentioned. We passed an odd type of hog / pig ...
... of locals. We decided that it must be good value, so lined up for a hamburguesa con todo, and a milanesa, both of heroic proportions, for a reasonable, but not cheap price. We made an attempt on these sitting down, but decided to walk with them, as we were limited for time. We would have liked more time to be able to sit and eat in one of the trendy restaurants, and soak in the atmosphere, which seems to be the done thing here.
From here ...
... old Port Market with an impressive wrought-iron structure shelters a vast hall of parrilla's (meat restaurants) where we joined Montevideans for a Sunday lunch meat-fest of epic proportions.
Montevideans are passionate about their month-long February 'Carnaval'. We visited the Museo de Carnaval which has a extensive collection of masks and costumes, both old and new, and details the history and ...
... The result as you can see is a bridge more interesting to look at than practical to drive on. As the traffic went both ways, numerous accidents happened (especially at night when alcohol got involved) so they decided to build another one and make them one way only!
Other than access to wonderful beaches and world class shopping, Punta boasts a nice marina for the many yachts registered here but also for the fishermen to come deliver their daily catch. Notice that skate is ...