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... as hoping for a break in the clouds to see
the sunset from the point/beach/yacht club, back over the bridge on the river
bank south of town. There was a huge procession of cars heading that way too
and we were in for a treat – the cloud made it spectacular.
Back to the super for a beer and a stack of Stax for dinner –
at over £2 a pop I just have to stop!
... and perhaps is a model that could indicate where South America is heading and if I had to blindfold you and plonk you in the area you would be hard pressed to say you were not in Europe.The country has had its share of misery but in the last 12 years it has experienced steady growth at the rate of about 4% per year although inflation is a problem currently trending at around 8% per year,but Uruguay has only 3 million people and half of those live in the Montevideo district ...
... smoothly, and has plenty of room. The last two cars we’ve ridden in were very small, and the last one was for almost two hours, so this is a welcome change. The highway is as good as any in the U.S, including interstates. It is four-lane, divided pretty much the entire way. The countryside looks just like any along a highway in the country.
When we got into the outskirts of Punta del Este, we could see that he was right. There is one beautiful house after another, ...
... 8220;Do you have any other identification?” Me: “Only that.” I looked around in apathy as a Supervisor was called. They conferred and visually ‘ran the rule over me’. By this time, the queue behind me had disappeared. As my verification had been taking so long, the people had been directed to the other booth!
After an overall total of five minutes (like a life time) the Supervisor went and the operator finally stamped my ...
... was again deserted. The bus was prompt and there were few passengers on this two hour journey. My attention was nowhere as there were only green pastures outside. Darius looked busy with University work, so I did not burden him.
Once in Punta Del Este, the sights were pretty impressive. It reassembled a strip of restaurants and shops around a T-junction. The hand monument (La Mano) is opposite the junction. (It is known as Hombre emergiendo a la vida (Man emerging ...