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Good location - well we'll see.
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We arrived in Montevideo on a Saturday night after a short 3 hr bus journey from Colonia to be told there was an election the next day and nowhere could sell alcohol. Richard panicked, we rushed to the supermarket to find beer, all the beer fridges had signs on saying no alcohol could be servered until 8pm the next evening, they obviously wanted …
... hurriedly loads on more shrimp bait and he watches him cast off,lessons are learnt and bonds are made. Hot "mate" is on the go everywhere and empanadas are eaten in between cast offs. A woman of some authority,stands with her hands on her hips giving her husband a hard time,he is late for lunch and she makes sure he knows about it,she stomps off and his mates give him a ribbing but dutifully he packs up and trudges away,some things are the same all over the world.
... them pretty good; some cute shops with antiques and handicrafts; and quite a few good places to eat: in particular, the restaurant attached to my hostel (La Fonda), one on the corner near my hostel (Soul), and the market in the old town which is full of parrillas (BBQ meat grill shops). So that is how I spent my days: eating and walking a lot around town.
The nights were mostly spent attending the Carnival events that were on at ...
... would climb on top of what is normally a kiosk but was not open that day, maybe 30ft high in a type of wig wam dome shape with a helmet on, and a base ball bat. His sole purpose was to be the person that people could throw the hundreds of empty bottles of cider at. God knows what possessed him to do it, maybe he does it every year, who knows, but fun was had by all - even him. After dancing with the locals, bouncing up and down to the beat of the drums, being soaked with ...
Wasn't in the right mindset to visit this brilliant capital, all partied out from Buenos Aires I chose to sleep over tear up the city. I had three great days walking around the city including a visit to Puerta Mercado an old market converted into around ten BBQ restaurants. I sat in the Sun at Plaza Independencia chatting to a local woman about the politics of the country, I really did have a grasp of this language! Montevideo has a 20km promenade called La Rambla, I imagine ...