Montevideo and me

Just for the craic, yesterday I went to Montevideo, capital of Uruguay, on a day trip. It meant getting up at 5 am (the horror) but was totally worth it. It's about 2 hours on a fast ferry (the ferry is called Francisco after the Pope and was made in Hobart in Tasmania - I saw the place it was made! It's so new you have to wear shoe protectors on it) across the Rio de la Plate from Buenos Aires and is a beautiful city, very South American ie lots of spanish style architecture,…