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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Smoking rooms available
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... we met in Argentina.
Nonetheless, we got there in the end and first thing on the agenda was a quick power nap! After a couple of hours sleep we met up with the girls and went for a walk around Uruguay´s very pleasant capital city. The city is split into two sections; the old and the new, both have a certain charm and an extremely laid back vibe for a capital city. After an hour or so of ...
... s waiting car. And a step through the security at the airport, and I was on my merry. Due to the random nature of flight times, most airlines and airports put a minimum layover time between flights. In Guarhulos/TAM:s case that minimum time is 1:30. My booked flight was scheduled to land 1:25 before my connecting flight, which obviously ruled out the morning flight, so they changed me to the afternoon one. Seven hours later. As a bit of an extra neener-neener my flight landed ...
... s definitely cool. Uruguay is seen as one of the most liberal countries in the world and recently it’s president nicknamed Pepe legalised cannabis, gay marriage and abortion in one year. Pepe is one of the most interesting presidents I have ever come across in the world. Like most south American countries Uruguay had a military dictatorship during the 70s, 80s & 90s and Pepe was a guerrilla fighter against them. He spent 2 years in ...
... turned his head around (who cares about the street right?) to tell me he is one of the best friends of Marcelo Zalayeta (ex-Juventus players from Uruguay). To convince me about that he said that Zalayeta call his (Claudio’s) mom “mama”. Ah, ok! Now I believe him 100%!
What a taxi ride, what a story and… what a price! The double of what I was expecting. I tried to negotiate a bit but Zalayeta’s story and his famous “mama” has a price. ...
... red wine. The food was really good. The steak was big and fat and juicy, they barbecued it like it was a roast. We sat on top of a balcony that swayed every time so,done walked around but the view down into the parrilla's was great. Our walk back was a lot quicker as it always is, and we stopped in at a grocery store for dinner. We found a great little bakery to buy some snacks, it had loads of pastries and cakes etc. This little old lady started ...