La Viuda Del Diablo
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A little fishing town which apparently turns into a party town in January for youngsters. Now at the end of the season there aren't many shops and restaurants open and it feels a bit ghostly. There are beautiful sandy beaches here, most of the time with no one on them. There was a fire a few years ago which destroyed a lot of houses and last year …
Was good to see a thriving fishing port cheek by jowl with the posh yachts tied up on adjacent pontoons and enjoyed a wet walk along the malecon back to the hostel as the rain came down.
Time to shop and marinate my fresh fish before heading out for the sunset, during a brief break in the weather. Had to fight for a spot as seems like a common pastime with groups setting up deckchairs and sipping their ...
... that had another small zoo thing.
There were quite a few animals there in cages, but of the ones locked up there were other birds that obviously visited for the food and the lake around them. There were peacocks everywhere amongst ducks and other kinds of river birds. We also found deer (there were a few wild ones too), owls, capybaras (with babies), ņandu (babies) rabbits, goats, rams, donkeys, llamas & monkey racoons (one without a tail).
The sun set ...
... before our flights and a desire for flexibility - buses don't run as often now as they do during the high season - we picked up a rental car in Montevideo. It looks like the car was overkill though as it has been parked ever since we arrived here and fell victim to the hammocks. Oh well, maybe we'll stop in a couple of spots on the drive back to town tomorrow. For now my hammock gently rocks and the waves keep on ...
... his family, he loved his restaurant, and he was not afraid to say whatever was on his mind, regardless if you were the new white kid from the US washing his dishes. At this point in my trip, my Spanish still needed plenty of work. And the listening skills I did possess was struggling because Uruguayans and Argentinians pronounce some of the sounds differently. One big difference is they pronounce all of their "Y" sounds as ...