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I arrived into Montevideo around 2pm. To get here I had to take a ferry from Buenos Aires to Colonia, then transfer to a bus which took me to Montevideo. Once at the bus station I met Rafael (the Brasilian guy I stayed with in Florianópolis). We checked into our hostel in Montevideo and went for a walk around the area we were staying and watched a beautiful sun set across Rio de la Plata. On our second day Rafael and I ...
... I didn't recall getting any type of customs forms during the flight. Luckily for me, this ended up being the easiest customs process. I literally handed over my passport, got my thumb e-fingerprinted, they stamped the passport, I then got it back, and was on my way! First thing I did was withdraw some Uruguayan Pesos. After I got the pesos, I went to catch the bus to the Tres Cruces bus station in Centro.
The bus was an amazing deal, especially since I read cabs ...
... him at all but there was another guy from Brazil who helped. Anyway there was no chance of going back to sleep so I got up and went off to explore the city. I just walked and walked for hours through the streets. There is 'the old town' which is pretty. There are lots of plazas full of trees and some beautiful buildings too. It's all surrounded by water but it's from the Rio plata so the water is brown not so inviting to swim in. There is a huge port there too where things ...
... so I stayed in a tiny storage room which was perfect for me. I had told Jim that I did not have anything on my agenda while I stayed there for 3 days, except to get a souvenir spoon.
On Tuesday morning, Denise and I went walking along the board walk. Montevideo is very European in style and personality. It is very expensive to live there, that is one of the reasons that the missionaries do ...
... antiques, pots and pans, furniture, toys, clothes, fruit, meat, birds, cats, tiles, fabrics, tv remotes, glass bottles, building materials, souveniers and loads more, literally anything you coul imagine. Some of it didn't look like it would even be worth selling but some things were very ornate and some stuff looked ancient. We even thought we'd seen similar things on antiques roadshow or something. I wish I'd paid more attention to those shows as I bet we could have made a ...