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// SEPTEMBER 2015
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Montevideo


4th of October 2015
Europe, Africa and America…TOO!!!

After our breakfast, since the weather had improved considerably, we went for a walk. We saw again all the sights, we took photos 



and then leaving behind us the city we continued our journey towards the capitol city of Uruguay, towards Montevideo, passing through residential areas, which reminded us of summer resorts off season.

We arrived at Montevideo, early and in a very good weather, left the car and went to explore the city on foot.
Built at the shores of Rio de La Plata, Montevideo preserves its own style, combining elements of three continents: Europe, Africa and America.

The descriptions don’t really help much.



If you really want to feel its particularity, you have to, actually, be there. Only this way, you will be able to enjoy its colonial architectural style, its wide streets and its pavements, which are luscious with impressive plane trees, and also its beach road, of 22km length.

Moreover, you will have the luck and the joy to listen to the “canto be”, to the tango and to the “Murga” sounds (representative “rioplantese” music) and also to sway and dance to these rhythms.

We walked to beautiful squares, we admired the Cathedral of the city and we ended up at the roof covered market of the city.


We discovered a parallel Universe…

Το mercado del Puerto is the main pole of attraction for local and foreign visitors.
We saw professional dancers dancing tango and then we walked into the internal part of the market, where we discovered a parallel Universe.
The Universe of the gastronomic delight and the pleasure of the senses:
barbecues set at each restaurant, full with different kinds of meat and varieties of vegetables, which were grilled into a cloud of aromas, satisfying vision, taste and olfaction.

When it came the time of serving us the variety we had ordered, we received it placed on charcoal and the process of grilling went on during our meal. We tried all kinds of meat and the local wine, medio medio, too.



That was an experience that one should never miss under no circumstances, when in Montevideo.
On the way back to our hotel, we also visited  Casa Museo de Rivera, Its exhibits uncover part of the past of this nation.
We slept at the  Axsur Design Hotela beautiful boutique hotel right in the center of the old city. 

Country: New Zealand
Date: 2015
Route: Around the world
Cities: Thessaloniki, Istanbul, Singapore, Auckland, Rotorua, Napier, Auckland, Rarotonga, Rarotonga, Aitutaki, Rarotonga, Papeete, Bora Bora, Mo'orea, Tahiti, Papeete, Easter Island, Santiago de Chile , Puerto Varas, Valdivia, Santiago de Chile, Buenos Aires, Posadas, Puerto Iguazú, Foz do Iguasu, Santa Maria, Brasil, Punta del Este, Montevideo, Colonia Del Sacramento, Buenos Aires, Istanbul, Thessaloniki
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Country: New Zealand
Date: 2015
Route: Around the world
Cities: Thessaloniki, Istanbul, Singapore, Auckland, Rotorua, Napier, Auckland, Rarotonga, Rarotonga, Aitutaki, Rarotonga, Papeete, Bora Bora, Mo'orea, Tahiti, Papeete, Easter Island, Santiago de Chile , Puerto Varas, Valdivia, Santiago de Chile, Buenos Aires, Posadas, Puerto Iguazú, Foz do Iguasu, Santa Maria, Brasil, Punta del Este, Montevideo, Colonia Del Sacramento, Buenos Aires, Istanbul, Thessaloniki
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Country: New Zealand
Date: 2015
Route: Around the world
Cities: Thessaloniki, Istanbul, Singapore, Auckland, Rotorua, Napier, Auckland, Rarotonga, Rarotonga, Aitutaki, Rarotonga, Papeete, Bora Bora, Mo'orea, Tahiti, Papeete, Easter Island, Santiago de Chile , Puerto Varas, Valdivia, Santiago de Chile, Buenos Aires, Posadas, Puerto Iguazú, Foz do Iguasu, Santa Maria, Brasil, Punta del Este, Montevideo, Colonia Del Sacramento, Buenos Aires, Istanbul, Thessaloniki
Duration: 27 days
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Population: 4.471.000
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