A few days in Montevideo

Some guide books sum up things to do in Uruguay in a week or at the most two weeks. It’s a small country with a population of just 3 million and the capital Montevideo has 1.3 milllion, making it about the same size as Adelaide. Having spent 9 days in Montevideo we have found that... Continue Reading →

A brief vehicle update

We are thrilled to announce that the two containers have been unloaded Tuesday from the ship in Montevideo. All going well, we may have the cars on Wednesday afternoon. That will be the 'wee small hours' of Thursday morning for those on the other side of the world. We'll post another update as soon as... Continue Reading →

Feria de Tristan Narvaja

On Sundays in Montevideo, the Feria de Tristan Narvaja fills the streets for 7 blocks – yep, seven blocks! This is a bustling market with stalls selling an enormous selection of beautiful fruit, vegetables, new and used books, antiques, collectibles, bric-a-brac of all descriptions, jewellery, clothes new and used, artisan crafts, weapons and more. There... Continue Reading →

First impressions of Montevideo

We have done some walking around the old town area of Montevideo which like Buenos Aires, has some very impressive old French inspired architecture that is really showing its age. There are some beautiful old buildings if you look up, however it’s been a bit grey thus far for good photographs so we are hoping... Continue Reading →

An exercise in patience!

Well, the 30th has come and gone, we are here in Montevideo but the cars are not! This was not entirely unexpected and we had made tentative plans in case this situation occurred. The containers were unloaded and reloaded onto other ships twice in the course of the journey from Adelaide and it appears that... Continue Reading →

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