Sunday, September 10, 2017

Buceo harbor, again.

The old Buceo fishing harbor in a winter's noon is a nice place to test a camera or lenses. Or just to lie in the sun.



Or to fish with line and reel.



The sun is not helping too much this winter. Water looks oily and dirty.



Thanks for looking!

Sunday, August 06, 2017

The Dark Castle

Anything that is left around for a while in Montevideo quickly goes to the dark side. The little old castle in Rodo park is a current example.

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The lake in front has been drained. In the old times, you could rent a pedal boat and roam around. Now the place has become covered with graffiti.

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Above the entrance, the original legends have been substituted by something else entirely.

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The door of the Dark Castle is locked.

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But if you find a hole, the original Walt Disney towers may still be seen.

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I do hope that our local government will take care of this castle some day. It is staged for an Onetti novel any time now.

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Tristán-Narvaja street market

I got time last weekend to visit the Tristán Narvaja street market. This is a huge place where you can find practically anything under the sun.

Many Montevideanos go there as a Sunday outing. Families too. The little guy in the middle is getting bored.



The market is more or less organized by wares. This is part of the enormous old books section.



Talking with the expert sellers is the best part of the buy.



These old dolls were neatly arranged for display.



Thanks for looking!

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