Tag Archives: Plazas

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 1, 2008
Plaza Independencia, Montevideo, Uruguay– also tagged , , , ,

Plaza Independencia is one of Montevideo’s largest and most well known plazas. It’s located in the Ciudad Vieja area of the city. The center piece of the plaza is an enormous statue of Artigas, the historic hero and liberator of Uruguay. Beneath the statue is the chamber where the ashes of Artigas rest guarded by […]

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 […]