Alex and I waited for the train that would take us to the Retiro, the main transportation center in Buenos Aires. From Retiro we drove in a taxi to Puerto Madero to purchase tickets that would take us on a ferry across the river to Uruguay. Uruguay is a tiny country next to Buenos Aires and when you look at the two countries there really are only … [Read more...] about From Buenos Aires to Uruguay
…days there: 89 …countries I visited: 3 …cities I spent at least one night in: 14 …days my stomach wanted to jump out of my body: 2 …times I used a laundry place: around 9 …bridges I jumped off: 1 …nights I drank alcohol: 65 …posts I wrote for this blog: 70 …nights spent camping: 0 …haircuts: 4 …times I got robbed: 0 …longest … [Read more...] about South America By Numbers
I really wanted to visit another city in Uruguay, Punta del Este. Alex and I split and I took a bus a few hours away. before leaving I lent Alex even more $$$. That became a common theme while traveling with him. His ATM card was either lost like in Cordoba or not working like in Uruguay. I gave him some more cash before leaving so he could make it back to Buenos Aires. He … [Read more...] about The Sold Out Ferry To Buenos Aires
If you remember the dance contest I wrote about a few weeks ago you should be looking forward to the video! "At some point during the 2-3 hour boat ride to Colonia some on-board entertainers held a dance contest and Alex was the first to volunteer." [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P8-lvI-7aMQ] … [Read more...] about Dance Contest!
Upon arrival in Montevideo, Uruguay, we at lunch a restaurant Alex raved about. The restaurant's specialty were their Chivito sandwiches. Chivito's are also arguably the country's most famous dish. The consistent elements are a bun or sandwich roll, steak, mozzarella cheese, egg (fried or hard-boiled), and mayonnaise. Uruguay, like its neighbor … [Read more...] about Uruguayan Chivito Sandwiches Are Overated but Uruguay Is Underated