Category: Travels

The sink and tub hack

Hotel sink hack

After many many hours on aircraft, we had to skip landing at Montevideo because of fog at 1 AM.

So on to Buenos Aires, where we sat on the tarmac until 5:30 AM or so. Hours of chaos later we settled into an airline-paid hotel room, with a bathtub! (Exclamation because I hadn’t had a bath in at least 10 years, and it seemed like a splendid idea.)

Of course the hotel does not want to encourage baths, and provides no stoppers. But surprise surprise, the complimentary shampoo bottles fit perfectly!

I did not document the tub, but here’s my bathroom sink water filtering operation. Worked like a charm!

 

Good work if you can get it

Ordering a (very) few things for delivery in the Untied Snakes, I was thrilled — of course — to see that Amazon offers Expert installation of AAA batteries, because I’ve never really mastered that. And the price certainly seems reasonable.

Amazon battery installation price

Caribbean signs

Syd sent me photos he took recently of signs in the Caribbean. Nothing to do with Uruguay, but too good not to pass on.

Sign in Granadines

Nailed to a tree in front of a rather simple house in Bequia, Grenadines. Don’t trouble with trying to parse it.


pharmacy sign in Grenada

All’s ill that ends L?


sign, Grenada

That awkward moment when you realize your drink’s been drinking. In the morning, no less.