Austral Hotel Montevideo
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Continental Breakfast
- Business Services
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAustral Hotel Montevideo
Good budget hotel.
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One of the things I enjoy about traveling is discovering a hidden treasure of a place, somewhere you know nothing about and find fascinating. Today our treasure is Montevideo Uruguay. I can't remember ever reading about it or meeting anyone from Uruguay, and other than its location on a map, knew nothing about it. Montevideo is located on the Rio de la Plata, a huge estuary 135 miles wide and brown in color. It looked really polluted but found later it is ...
... town and everyone goes to...well we don't know?? Montevideo was the boom town of the beef explosion in Uruguay but there was no evidence of that now, just a load of crumbling and drab concrete buildings. It was also pouring with rain so the day was spent in the hotel room watching TV, which James was very content with. That Sunday also coincided with the arrival into Montevideo of two Guantanamo Bay prisoners Uruguay had accepted from the Americans. The Uruguayan el presidente ...
... both of them had been amazing (The first was in Tarija Bolivia). We strolled back into town through the new town which is pleasant with a few scattered museums and shopping but not as interesting as the old town. We visited the National Bank building which is spectacular and was hosting an art exhibition which meant it was open to the public. The building ...
... to do that and fix the bus by 11am! We finally limped into Sao Paolo at 6pm, but were fortunate that Fernanda had negotiated with the bus company to put on another bus to take us to Paraty as our original bus was long gone! So the bus was ready and waiting for us in Sao Paolo and we were quickly ushered onto it. We arrived in Paraty in the rain around midnight - somewhat exhausted it has to be said! But at least I've now added a few more films to the list of those that ...
... to everything we wanted to do and had lots of small cafes on corners for a cheap lunch if the fresh fruit market wasn't enough for us. We have it down as a contender to come back to for 1-2 months towards the end of the trip but Argentina is an expensive country to live in and that will probably be the deciding factor of any decision we make! Our next hop was Salta in the North East as we've decided to do Mendoza on the way back to Santiago in November due to its close proximity to ...