Austral Hotel Montevideo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAustral Hotel Montevideo
Good budget hotel.
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Travel Blogs from Montevideo
... we dipped into a few small art galleries and tried to appreciate the displays. In fairness it was a nice free way to explore the city. Side note from Aimz: it was such a nice day! Just pointlessly wondering around, enjoying having nothing to do and having no where to go! Given that Lucas is the stingiest person ever he needs to learn to be able to just do nothing and enjoy what's right in front of you! Silly boy! It was a good, non exciting day ...
... And actually being in a country makes everything about it come alive – the stories, the history, the newspapers, the politics. When you are there and can talk about issues with people they become interesting and stick. I read a memoire or a novel (in Spanish) as I traveled – one about a revolutionary in the Mexican civil war, one about a Sandinista women in the Nicaraguan civil war, one about ...
... Thus, I was to return it with half a tank, something that is actually relatively hard to do. (How do you tell the guy at the filling station that you only want half a tank of gas??? Now try doing that in Spanish! In the end, we estimated the MPG of the car and got pretty close.
In reality, we probably didn’t need the car as we didn’t use it for anything other than getting to / from the hotel. Montevideo is quite ...
The guy showed me around the city and it felt much different than Buenos Aires. It was much more accessible and less.. well, endless. I suppose that after being in London I preferred cities that allowed for getting lost but wasn't overwhelmingly huge. (As in, if I wanted to meet someone it wouldn't take an hour for each of us to get to the meeting point.)
Many of the things that ...
... wasn’t kidding. We learned to be patient right away. When we got into Esquel we learned that there was only one bus a day that goes to the Chile border and that that bus would be leaving at 6pm. It was 12pm so we had 6 hours to hang out. Chile and Argentina are more than serious about siestas in the afternoon. Everything besides the grocery store and bus station were closed between 1-4, so we didn’t have much to do besides hang out in the plaza ...