Hotel Plaza Fuerte
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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... the extent for us! We did a decent walking tour of the old town where we learned the city was built by the Spanish in retaliation to Colonia, which had been built by the Portuguese. We also learned a bit about the country's president - Jose Mujica. He was a prisoner for 13 years, donates 90% of his salary to charity, works in an office on the main square with no security, turns up to work in shorts and t-shirt in summer ...
... a vehicle, the cost and insurance and fuel is outrageous. I did bring stuff to make my Mexican casserole and I made that on Tuesday afternoon. After taking a quick Tuesday afternoon nap, Cheryl and I took a bus ride into the city center. Because it had been raining earlier in the day, we didn't get off the bus, just took an hour loop ride. I did have diarrhea pretty bad for 2 days, and that slowed me ...
... buildings and the Presidential palace. To counteract our educational day out, the five gringos hit the town that night and partied our way into the wee hours. Walking up at lunch time a bit worse for wear doesn't favour a days activities so we decided to take a little walk about and check out some markets in the San Telmo area. From BA we took the ferry to the beautiful seaside town of Colonia in Uruguay. Old Spanish ...
... man at the desk introduces us to the nicest Aussie girl, Roxanne. She has come in from Brazil and has a similar travel ideas to us. No time frame, no plans, just word of mouth planning. She told us about some great little beach towns on the coast of Uruguay that we are now going to check out. For today though it's walking along the Rumbla in Pocito. A long stretch of beach road that we can walk along, one way goes to the Montevideo sign and the other ...
... leaves and a thermos flask of hot water tucked under their arm. In fact, many buses have signs saying that mate is prohibited because of health and safety reasons.
As for food, one Urugayian (?) speciality is chivitos: a thin steak topped with slices of ham, cheese and fried egg. Since arriving in South America, I think I have probably eaten about four and a half cows, although since Uruguay has three times as many cows as people, I don't think they'll be running out any time soon.