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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!
... In a little cafe by the house the owner and his son spoke pidgen english but said we would need to go back to the main road to catch the bus. Then he tried to charge Jack 300 pesos for a small bottle of water which is about 25 pounds!!! We rejected the water and started our trek to the main highway. It took about 20 minutes and thankfully was mainly downhill. At the end of the road we couldn't see a bus stop but joined some other people who seemed to be creating there ...
... del Este we spent the evening having some food, shopping and relaxing as we were very tired from the long long journey. We met our first 3 dorm mates who are Brazilian and are lovely. In the morning, it was New Years Eve, we woke up feeling positive that we would receive our bags and all would be fine. We headed to the beach for the day and luckily Jack discovered a small bottle of sun lotion in his hand luggage! Our hostel is metres from the ...
... the end, and we were able to pay by credit card to preserve our cash for the taxi.
Back in the room, the wi-fi is working, so Dianne orders a taxi for the morning by internet on the i-phone. Pretty scary stuff, but the confirmation comes through, and we are able to pack most of our gear and hit the sack with some confidence, even though Dianne is keeping to the middle of the double bed, consigning the relatively thick-skinned Murray to the ...
Upon getting to the Bus Station in Montevideo, my first instinct was to speak to a staff member and confirm my onward tickets. This would prove a lot harder than expected. I took my position in an average sized line and waited patiently. Looking to my left were three female booth operators and directly in front of me, were two male booth operators. My preference in instances like these and mainly, in general, is for a female to deal with. This is as they ...