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 →

Arrival in Buenos Aires

Wikipedia says Buenos Aires has a population of about 15 million. We’ve been here 3 days and have no reason to disbelieve this – it is a bustling, busy, noisy, mostly grubby place! Many of the significant buildings around town show that the halcyon days of this city are past and there isn’t the cash... Continue Reading →

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