Montevideo Journals

Montevideo

A January 2008 trip to Montevideo by statesidecruiser

Montevideo - airport area Photo, Montevideo, Uruguay More Photos
Quote: First impressions of Montevideo harbor are extremely positive. On the quay are various historical artifacts relating to the shipping that has passed through these waters, the most famous being the Graf Spee which was scuttled by its admiral during the Second World war.

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Montevideo - airport area Photo, Montevideo, Uruguay
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First impressions of Montevideo harbor are extremely positive. On the quay are various historical artifacts relating to the shipping that has passed through these waters, the most famous being the Graf Spee which was scuttled by its admiral during the Second World war.Friendly, courteous harbor officials stop the traffic and allow passengers to pass round the dock area to the internet office, or administrative offices, and on to the exit gate. The Government has amassed a small art collection in a shop at the exit gate, which may be viewed or purchased. The new works of the most noted local artists are chosen for this mini-gallery.Taking care, and using pedestrian controlled traffi...Read More