Sunday, December 18, 2011

Cell phone vignettes from 2011

Like most Montevideanos, I carry a cell phone that has a simple built-in camera. Here are a few pictures of the city, taken during 2011.

Visiting ANTEL's skyscraper they let me into the upper floor. Even in a gray day, the view is nice! Moreover, it is the only way to see the private areas of the harbor, on the Bella Vista side.


The whole city was in the street that happy night when Uruguay won the South America's Football Cup for the fifteenth time.


This truck from the 1930s is always around the Old City, but I don't think it is working. Looks like something out of the Untouchables TV series. I half expect to see Elliot Ness going out of the back doors.


The classic Customs building in the harbor, under the afternoon light. There is a man earnestly holding in place the no-U-turn sign. Montevideanos are so caring of their city.


Thanks for following these snaps. Merry Christmas and Happy 2012 to you all!

1 comment:

  1. Those are super shots. Great color and clarity; a great way to document your city.