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  • Day25

    Montevideo, Uruguay/ウルグアイのモンテビデオ

    January 25 in Uruguay ⋅ ☁️ 26 °C

    Returning to Uruguay, I visited the capital Montevideo. I found it to be rather drab, compared to Rio and Buenos Aires. ウルグアイへ戻って、首都のモンテビデオを観光しました。モテビデオはリオとブエノスアイレスと比べて、地味な感じでした。

  • Day188


    March 2 in Uruguay ⋅ ☀️ 27 °C

    On a fait un petit tour par Carmelo une toute petite ville d’Uruguay connue pour ses vignobles et ses bodegas. Nous avons loué des vélos pour se rendre à 5km de là dans une bodega pour une dégustation de différents vins produits sur place.
    On a mangé sur place et puis on s’est baladé en vélo toute l’après midi.
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  • Day59

    Colonia del Sacramento

    December 29, 2018 in Uruguay ⋅ 🌧 26 °C

    ...ist die älteste Stadt in Uruguay. Uruguay war über Jahrhunderte ein Zankapfel erst zwischen Portugal und Spanien und dann zwischen Brasilien und Argentinien. Heute ist es die „Schweiz“ Südamerikas. Colonia ist ein schöner Badeort, den man in einer Stunde mit der Fähre aus Buenos Aires erreichen kann.Read more

  • Day21

    Punta del Este, Uruguay

    January 23 in Uruguay ⋅ ☀️ 77 °F

    It is a tender port. Two years ago when we took a cruise around South America, the weather was pretty rough and be could not visit this port. This time it is calm, sunny and warm. We got on the first tender boat at 7:00 AM and by 7:30 were on the shore.
    Since it is a resort town we decided just to walk.

    The city has been referred to as "the Monaco of the South", "The Pearl of the Atlantic", "the Hampton's of South America", and "the St. Tropez of South America", being also compared to Miami and Cannes.

    So, at 7:30 in the morning was very pleasant and we went for a stroll by the ocean. Beautiful beaches, lots of restaurants. Then we turn on the shopping street. No people, every store and restaurant is closed. Nice.

    So we walked and we walked. Then we decided to go to a very plush resedential neighborhood. Expensive big houses. We crossed peninsula and walked toward Atlantic side of the land. The beach was as beautiful as on the other side, but with big waves.

    We stopped at the Light House restaurant on the beach and had a delicious lunch. Boris had a huge burger and I had garlic shrimp.

    We rested a little and kept going along the coast toward symbol of the city: a hand sticking out of the sand. Unfortunately by that time there were lots of people on the beach and tourist taking pictures.

    It was 1:00 PM and we had to go back to the pier to take tender boat. The last boat was at 2:30PM.

    We crossed the peninsula again and by 2:00 PM were on the tender boat. I walked 20,000 steps from 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

    For more pictures see link: https://photos.app.goo.gl/C55pUjXRwsKBfRdHA
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  • Day22

    Day 20 - Not Punta del Este

    January 17, 2019 in Uruguay ⋅ ⛅ 18 °C

    It seemed like a nice day as we pulled into the Punta del Este harbor and anchored about 7:00. Punta del Este is known as the St. Topaz of South America for it's long, pristine beaches and is a getaway for rich (and not so rich) Uruguans and Argentunes. The sun was out, although the forecast high was only 71. I had just gotten my tender ticket (another port without a pier long enough for the Eclipse) when the captain announced that the port was closed because of a deteriorating weather forecast after noon. That meant another sea day - bummer.

    Gail was not feeling well so I visited the Medical Center and got some patent medicine for her. She nursed a sore throat and headache in the room most of the day. I read a book I'd picked up in the Library and wandered around the decks.

    The Eclipse streamed up the Rio de la Plata to our next port Montevideo, Uruguay, as the weather closed in and the water got somwhat rougher. The Rio de la Plata (Silver River) separates Argentina and Uruguay and is about 20 miles wide at Montevideo. The captain announced we'd arrive about 7:00 PM and passengers would be free to disembark and return overnight and until we sailed next afternoon.

    Later, the captain announced that another ship was in the berth assigned to us and we'd now dock at 9:30 PM. In the evening, I went to the show (that they'd put together today, since the performers originally schedule to board for tonight's show couldn't board). The show was a variety of acts from the performance troupe and the violinist. Good, especially given the short notice. Gail and I had a light dinner in the buffet, rather than go to the restaurant.

    Into Montevideo tomorrow.
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  • Day12

    Punta del Este, Uruguay

    December 21, 2018 in Uruguay ⋅ 🌧 19 °C

    This is a beautiful seaside city. On a peninsula much like Mt Maunganui with ocean and estuary/harbour beaches. Lots of floating real estate and hi rise living. The fingers sticking out of the sand are a cool visit! We stayed on board due to morning rain so only had a small look at this really lovely place. Next time!Read more

  • Day13

    Montevideo, Uruguay

    December 22, 2018 in Uruguay ⋅ ⛅ 21 °C

    Really surprised how inviting this city is. Its clean, lots of beaches nice parks homes and attractions. The people are happy and well looked after by the state. Took a city tour starting in city centre/square.Read more

  • Day25

    Varela Zarranz Wine Tour

    January 25 in Uruguay ⋅ ⛅ 30 °C

    I went wine tasting and had lunch at an Uruguayan winery.

  • Day37

    Montevideo, Uruguay/Addendum

    February 9, 2018 in Uruguay ⋅ ☁️ 77 °F

    Okay, it stopped raining so we went out again.
    There is a big pedestrian mall that we walked down and saw many beautiful buildings that are definitely tattered. We are in the part of the world where meat is a mainstay and barbecue restaurants are extremely popular. Our guide yesterday told us that there are very few vegetarians here.
    Headed to Brazil tomorrow and will be there for the next 3 weeks in various ports including the Amazon!
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  • Day23

    Uruguay (2)Lapataia Farm/ラパタイア牧場

    January 23 in Uruguay ⋅ ☀️ 28 °C

    Lapataia Farm is famous for "dulce de leche", a type of caramel. But, the caramel-filled crepe was TOO SWEET, unfortunately.
    ラパタイア 牧場の[デゥルセ・デ・レチェ]という手作りキャラメル・クリームは名物です。そのキャラメル詰めクレープは甘過ぎでした。残念でした。

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