Luke Around The World – 20100201 – Montevideo, Uruguay

I’ve visited Montevideo many, many times. Listen to the podcast for more information and stories. Photos below might only make sense after listening.

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Montevideo through the eyes of a sci-fi movie director:

Montevideo city center (2009).
Montevideo city center (2009).

Opposite view of the statue.
Opposite view of the statue.

A street entertainer in Montevideo.
A street entertainer in Montevideo.

One of the parks in the new city.
One of the parks in the new city.

Main shopping street in Montevideo.
Main shopping street in Montevideo.

Art on the street.
Art on the street.

Slowly rebuilding the old city.
Slowly rebuilding the old city.

Montevideo skyline at night from the port.
Montevideo skyline at night from the port.

Gaucho Horse Parade, an annual occurrence I was lucky enough to witness in 2009.
Gaucho Horse Parade, an annual occurrence I was lucky enough to witness in 2009.

Christmas in Montevideo (2007).
Christmas in Montevideo (2007).

The anchor of the Graf Spee.
The anchor of the Graf Spee.

The rangefinder of the Graf Spee.
The rangefinder of the Graf Spee.

The Norwegian Dream, right, after hitting a container ship in Montevideo. Note the dents on the prow (2008).
The Norwegian Dream, right, after hitting a container ship in Montevideo. Note the dents on the prow (2008).

Joining the Marco Polo in the Plate Estuary via pilot boat (2007).
Joining the Marco Polo in the Plate Estuary via pilot boat (2007).


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