Regency Suites Hotel-Montevideo
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Took us about 15 minutes to walk there and the sun was really coming down now.
Dan really wanted to see the sunset along the waterfront so i didnt want to leave him alone in this part of town so i decided to follow him & it looked like we were never going to hit the port.
It took a while but we made it and then made the long ...
... on our door step. It had everything you would need at great prices. Plus cheese vans or meat and fish vans. We wandered through before heading off to spend the rest of the morning organising bus tickets to Punta Del Diablo. We heard there is a really nice national park that you can ride bikes through and a fort at the end. Then we headed back to old town to find the gaucho museum and the romantico museum. The gaucho museum houses artefacts from ...
... goodbyes about 7:15pm and headed back to the ship. The maxium speed on the highway is 60kls.so it was after 8pm before we got back. It was a very interesting day.
Saturday March 8th.
The sun is shining and it much warmer. After a leisurely breakfast we were off the ship to travel on our own by 10am.
I wanted to stop by the anchor to see what the story was all about. The anchor is from the Admiral Graf Spee, a German pocket battleship that was sunk off ...
... the class and out on deck, we were lucky enough to see about 50 “common dolphins” and a few “bottle-nosed dolphins” power riding along the side of the ship (they like to ride the wake!). These dolphins are very social and consequently can be seen in pods of 100 to 1,000.We watched them jumping for quite some while.
Gray then went off to the top deck for a putting competition (which he won and is now the ...
... of the city numbered 276. There were many battles between the Europeans and between the inhabitants of Montevideo and the indigenous people. Uruguay has the dubious distinction of being the only South American country without a pure indigenous people. The Spanish were given carte blanche to kill any of the indigenous tribes, which they did if the locals would not accept Spanish rule and customs. Some may have accepted or others may have ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center