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... a policia asked me where I needed to go, and was trying to help me. As it turned out, the bus is only every hour so i scrapped that idea and went on the hunt for a hotel for tonight. I am currently in the Concordia bus station for my one hour bus to Salto and we go through Customs again, this time on the highway not at the port. I found a reasonable hotel (Los Cedros for tonight) there was no hostel available. The old man at the desk though ...
... submit a valid ballot anyways.
Another neat thing about the Uruguayan political system is that they have a semi-direct democracy. If the parliament passes a law that the people are unhappy with, they can hold a national vote and choose whether to keep the law or not. Also, in the constitution of Uruguay it states that everyone has the right to collective bargaining rights. Take that Idaho and Wisconsin.
Today is my sister's birthday and I DISCOVERED I have no phone signal and no way of contacting the outside world - I'm in my own Truman Show.
Salto is a remote area and know for its Spa - well that is all you can do there. The old ladies and men wear their bathrobes all around the town; Jenny named it the ...
Another small town, this time accross the border into Uraguay!
Not much to do here so when we arrived we head over to the local "water park" where we could enjoy the whole of the four slides!
Away from the coast and in the middle of no where, there really isnt anything specical about this town but it sure was a good place to get some rest after a nights dinner with the clan.
We move on to the nations capital tomorrow morning for the city buzz. Montevideo
... our hands up too high, for fear of loosing a finger.
We sat outside with the guard dog (guarding the chickens from predators, I suppose, she was on a long chain and was also guarding the BMW’s). The fantastic looking rooster rounded up his girls and put them all to bed in the hen house. Des was confident that he would be giving us an early morning reminder call at about 5am, but I felt sure we wouldn’t hear it over the air conditioner. ...