Category: Uruguay

As I relax in the hot pool, I begin to ask myself if I have just arrived to the friendliest country on earth. It all starts on the boat crossing the Rio Uruguay. I anticipate a problem; the boat is small and leaves only every few hours so I do not expect to find an ATM at the point of arrival. I have to take a bus to get to the bus station but how to pay for that bus without Uruguayan money? I ask an older couple if there is an ATM or a money changer at the port. No, there isn’t, I do not really get the rest of their response, my Spanish still has plenty of room for improvement. […]

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