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Good location - well we'll see.
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... keep getting colder as we head South. I'm just glad we'll then head back north eventually again into the sunshine! We went to a cool market area for lunch that was filled with little bars and restaurants with wood fired grills. It's the way people eat in Uruguay and it looked fantastic. It tasted even better and we spent a few hours eating meat and enjoying watching what was being prepared by the chefs. We also went to the carnival Museum which had ...
... with the 14 or so performers (mostly men) dressed up in interesting costumes. There were a few drumming shows, and one brazilianesque dancing show which really got me in the mood for Rio in a few weeks.
On my last night I decided to miss the Murgas and just have a quiet dinner with an English girl I had been hanging out with. We went to Soul on the corner for a nice meal, and were surprised by a casual carnival drumming and ...
... in conga lines and generally having an amazing time we eventually ran out of cider and started to feel a little bit sticky with sweat and cider. We decided it may be best to leave soon. We managed to find our way out of the mayhem with the intention of getting a taxi to the beach and washing the cider off us in the sea. Getting a taxi in Montevideo is just as difficult as anywhere else on New Year's Eve especially as they have a rule that if you're not wearing a t-shirt you're ...
... summer months its packed with tourists and locals, I walked around 3km and headed back to the hostel to meet a bubbly Brazilian bloke called Gerson, so together with Martin (Germany) and Joeri (holland) we cooked steak and sunk a couple of bottles of Malbec. The group dynamics were good so we headed out to meet Florencia, Jime and Gaby three local girls in a bar. Again proving my Spanish ability to myself we decided to meet over the next couple of days. The guys and I headed ...
... s it for Uruguay. Overall, we liked the country and were glad we went, but we felt that the capital was a bit of a let down and wished we'd gone to Punta del Este instead and enjoyed the beaches. Montevideo is OK, but like I said, I got the feeling that it's trying to be something it's not. Kirsty will fill you in next about our one night back in Buenos Aires and our flight and stay down in El Calafate in the Argentine Patagonia.
Chao for now!