Tag Archives: Ciudad Vieja

January 16, 2010
Colonial Quito– also tagged , , ,

The old section of Quito is full of people doing so many different things. There are people cooking food in the streets and others selling it. Boys asking to shine your shoes, other tourists meandering about, and the occasional performer.

June 2, 2008
Montevideo Hostel, Montevideo, Uruguay q– also tagged , , ,

Hostel Montevideo is located a few blocks from Ciudad Vieja’s main street, Avenue 18 de Julio, in a residential neighborhood. The hostel is housed in an old building that appears to have been a market place during a previous life. The main area of the hostel is a huge, 2-story open room that holds the [...]

June 1, 2008
Plaza Zabala, and Museo de Artes Decorativas, Montevideo, Uruguay– also tagged , ,

This is a very quiet, out-of-the-way plaza in the Cuidad Vieja part of Montevideo. It holds a monument to the first Governor of Montevideo. Although this is a very nice and quiet Plaza, espcecially compared to the lively Plaza Inpendencia and Plaza Constitution many homeless people make this their place to rest, so I would [...]