It was supposed to be Wednesday, but this is Uruguay where delays are inevitable, so Thursday at 6:30pm Mom and I Ubered my hopefully last sober Uber to the house of the notary. As we were pulling up, Miguel and his wife were pulling up in my soon to be car. I had a check … Continue reading Leonardo DicapriGol
The Road to Leo
I was adamant that I did not want a car when I moved to Uruguay. Thought for a hot second about a scooter only to find out they slaughter scooters on Uruguayan roads, so I said, "Nah, better not." I lucked out making friends with a person who had a car, (though his car is … Continue reading The Road to Leo
The Good Weekend Before
As soon as I posted about my hospital stay on Sunday, I received numerous comments about how everyone was sorry that my weekend was so rough. Although Sunday was a good kick in the pants, the weekend was actually one of my favorites so far in Uruguay. From Thursday to Saturday, I had nothing but … Continue reading The Good Weekend Before
Punta Del Este (Spring Break)
It is very strange to say that Spring break was last weekend. I mean, it's September! A much appreciated four day weekend inspired a rental car trip to the neighboring beach town of Punta del Este. This is a very posh area of Uruguay where all the celebrities and wealthy families vacation during warmer months. … Continue reading Punta Del Este (Spring Break)
She’s Got A License to Drive!
Before I was about to leave for Uruguay, I realized that my Tennessee license was going to expire on my 30th birthday. So my dad and I headed to the Texas DMV to get a new Texas license. Long story short, the process was way more tedious than we thought, AND I would have had … Continue reading She’s Got A License to Drive!
A little Throttle, A little Choke
It wasn't enough I had to learn temperature, weight, and speed conversions. No big deal subtracting two every time I looked at a clock past noon. (F-you military time!) The United States has screwed me over once again by having automatic cars! I know. I know. Manual DOES exist in the US, but let's be … Continue reading A little Throttle, A little Choke