Austral Hotel Montevideo
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... building. I had thought it might have charcuteries or butchers interspersed with the restaurants, but no, it was only restaurants. I assume that in historical times the Mercado housed mainly the former.
We browsed the selection of cafes and chose one. We ordered the mixed grill for "2-3 people." I honestly didn't know if that would be enough. Ha - the pile of steak and short ribs we got ...
... rgb(17, 17, 17); font-family: arial, sans-serif; line-height: 18px;">Departure date: 08/05/13
What was great: Old Town, Cafes, The Rambla
What was not great: Getting rained ...
We are staying at a lovely beach house in montevideo about 20minutes from down town.
There are three roommates Camila (an engineer) Nico( a personAl trainer) and Leo( a hippy / i have no idea what he does but he works from home) and another guest Maya (an architect from Serbia on holidays) All are very lovely.
Tonight Leo, Maya Gen ...
... the street from the cathedral was Plaza Constitution, another city square. Unlike the last square, this one was busier and was halfway filled with vendors. Many of these vendors were hawking small antiques and older wares and books. I also sat here for a little while, observing. I also found some free Wi-Fi and checked email and Facebook on my phone.
Continuing on, I found myself at Plaza Independencia, the main square in Montevideo. It ...
... was upon me. Here I watched a crowd presumably heading to a football ground, (possibly Penarol’s Estadio Centenario). They were dressed in Penarol’s black and yellow shirts. Some time was taken to think before I headed off again.
The Monumento a Juan Pablo II (large cross), which was erected for the Pope's visit to Montevideo in 1987. The cross is 75-foot and was put up in a busy intersection for the visit of Pope John Paul II, set off ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAustral Hotel Montevideo
Good budget hotel.
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