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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Smoking rooms available
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Today we had our brekky delivered to our room - Tom's come down with a sudden, very bad head cold, so this made it easier to be ready for our 8.30 start on our Montevideo Highlights tour. We went to several parks, saw their important parliament buildings, their important statues and their exclusive beachside suburbs. Montevideo and Buenos Aires are both situated on the banks of a huge delta where ...
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We bought bus tickets to go from La Barra to the capital of Uruguay, Montevideo. However, our hostel friend Martine offered to drive us since he lives there and was going on the same day. We took the rIde with him.
Martine told us that we should have a meal at Puerto Mercado, so after checking in, we headed over. There was a cruise ship in port, and the market was hopping with locals and ...
Today I rented a bike to see Montevideo. I biked down to Mercado del Puerto - the old part of town close to the ferry terminal. It took about 1 hour stopping along the way. It was a bit quiet down there but at 1:00pm a drum band came into the street and all the street vendors selling cider were starting to sell out. People threw their 2014 calendar pages out balcony windows and onto the street. Cute ...
... 8221; said our trusty guide book. No kidding. Our first exploratory walk around the neighbourhood saw us battling storm forced winds as they roared into town off the River Plate and said river resembled The English Channel on a miserable winter’s day with white-topped waves crashing against the rocks. Our gentle stroll was more like a battle with the elements on Skegness Prom as a deep North Sea depression passed over the ...
... who had it said it was really good! Walking back through the Plaza Independencia is a surprise - it has some particularly grand colonial-style buildings, but the presidential palace was a total contrast. I had expected it to be what was the Palacio Salvo, but that turned out to be a mixture of offices and private apartments. Instead, the presidential palace is ten storey high glass structure! Apparently it was originally built in the mid-sixties as a Palace of Justice but the coup ...