Hotel Plaza Fuerte
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After a plane trip via Buenos Aires, we touched down in Montevideo, Uruguay. Thankfully, the temperature is down the scale and so is the humidity meaning that my shirt does not stick to my back after five minutes walking. It certainly feels fresher.
Uruguay is famous for winning the first World Cup in 1930 (in which the Brits did not …
By the end of our time in the falls, the place was somehow our friend. I know that sounds strange, but that is how it felt. We were comfortable, we felt supported, and we felt like friends. Needless to say, leaving comfort is not always easy. I sat staring at the falls, thinking too much, complicating the process. Thankfully the taxi driver did …
... other side of the pedestrian zone ends in the port area. The port area itself is unfortunately largely shut off. Shortly after starting the mile-long beach promenade, but a bit sterile and directly on the noisy main road.
As you surely already noticed... Montevideo has not blown us away. After the first night which was a BIG flop with a new couchsurfing host (a story we tell you better in person :-)) we checked-in into a ...
... 20 minutes of searching for it in their papers. All good and we got into Montevideo around 8 this morning. Went straight to our hostel and got into a 4 bed dorm instead of the 6 bed dorm we paid for so it's pretty nice! The warm shower after 3 nights on a bus was better than Swedish candy!!! We only have a French dude in our dorm doing research about vineyards at the moment and he tells me he studied in ...
... for a new drink. "Ma ata rozte lishtot?" I was asked by one of them in Hebrew. A little taken away I "Como(ed)?" and received a large smile from them all. From that stage on wards, as you could imagine I was quiet the happy chap surrounded by almost half the female population at the party, and not needing to make any conversation to make it happen. It was just there, all happening, and all I needed to do was to enjoy the ride. Hours went by and soon enough I found myself in ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking