Travel Blogs from Fray Bentos, Uruguay

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Fray Bentos, Fray Bentos, Uruguay travel blog

Fray Bentos

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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Montevideo, Colonia and Fray Bentos, Montevideo, Colonia and Fray Bentos, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo, Colonia and Fray Bentos

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... Patricia seat, under the shade of a Patricia sun-umbrella. Meat Pies in the Original Fray Bentos Our last stop in Uruguay is Fray Bentos. That's right! all you pie loving Brits out there, there really is a place called Fray Bentos and ...

Old Time Town, Fray Bentos, Uruguay travel blog

Old Time Town

A travel blog entry by camille

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All you can do is step back in time. So that`s what I did in the less than flourishing town of Fray Bentos. Frigorifico Having heard from a guy on a bus that the old meat extraction plant at Fray Bentos was an interesting tour, I put it on my list of ...

The Liebig Extract of Meat Factory, Fray Bentos, Uruguay travel blog

The Liebig Extract of Meat Factory

A travel blog entry by guyandcalum

... our book is about 20 pages long, but one thing they mention in it is the Extract of Meat Factory and museum in Fray Bentos, as a bizarre and interesting experience. It was pretty bizarre and interesting, the town was a nice little place, i dont think ...

Fray Bentos; that sounds familiar!, Fray Bentos, Uruguay travel blog

Fray Bentos; that sounds familiar!

A travel blog entry by jenandtony

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We were really surprised to find a place in Uruguay called Fray Bentos (and I bet we weren't the first - or last!) We thought it merited a visit and some research. The town did, indeed give its name to the Fray Bentos products including corned beef and ...

Fray Bentos, Fray Bentos, Uruguay travel blog

Fray Bentos

A travel blog entry by skcoll

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Day 226 Monday 13/06/05 Colonia - Fray Bentos We wandered through Colonia in the morning and sadly it has turned cold and dull. It´s not as nice to wander through in this weather :( We had a Mexican lunch (told you there were some interesting ...

Fray Bentos!, Fray Bentos, Uruguay travel blog

Fray Bentos!

A travel blog entry by mrandmrsmurrell

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... a dirt track.  We spent a lot of time doing U-turns and fervently regretting the lack of air conditioning. Eventually we reached Fray Bentos, which is indeed a place: the maker of pies and Oxo cubes took the brand name from this port town where their ...

Fray Bentos, Fray Bentos, Uruguay travel blog

Fray Bentos

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary

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... the town of Mercedes, but the campsite was on an island and so we could not stay. We continued to the border town of Fray Bentos. All British readers will instantly recognise this name since it is a major brand of canned meat products. We managed to find ...

Uruguay, Fray Bentos, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguay

A travel blog entry by warty007

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... but found it left at 7am and 3.30pm so had to kill a few hours in a pretty but boring town. Eventually we made it to Fray Bentos, again after dark, stayed at the Hotel Colonial a good 10 block walk uphill from the bus station. We noticed that everyone in ...

Packing Meat, Fray Bentos, Uruguay travel blog

Packing Meat

A travel blog entry by finn_steve

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Stopped off in Fray Bentos for the day. Home of corned beef and would you believe it, OXO cubes. Being british, I allowed myself the eccentricity of visiting the old slaughterhouse and meatpacking plant here. The word odd springs to mind. Plus Í might ...

Anyone for a meat pie?, Fray Bentos, Uruguay travel blog

Anyone for a meat pie?

A travel blog entry by wildkriv

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... 's fond memory of tinned meat-pie cuisine at university, it became a must-do on ours when we saw the name 'Fray Bentos' on the map of Uruguay! The factory was opened in 1863 when the British beef barons moved in and started the Uruguayan beef industry in ...

Who ate all the pies?!, Fray Bentos, Uruguay travel blog

Who ate all the pies?!

A travel blog entry by richardmorris

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In der Konservendosenfabrik, Fray Bentos, Uruguay travel blog

In der Konservendosenfabrik

A travel blog entry by moeller

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... Am Morgen habe ich erst mal mein Pflichtprogramm durchgefuhrt und das Museum der beruhmten Konservendosenfabrik besichtigt. Anscheinend sollte Fray Bentos weltweit bekannt sein, weil es die erste Fabrik dieser Art war - ich hatte wie ueblich noch ...

Bridge To Nowhere, NoHow, NoWay, Fray Bentos, Uruguay travel blog

Bridge To Nowhere, NoHow, NoWay

A travel blog entry by bobnkaren

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I'd read about the bridge before we left home--an International Bridge over the Rio Uruguay between two friendly countries, Argentina and Uruguay. And I was happy to learn that it was at Frey Bentos, where we were going to be staying. Fantastic! We'll ...

Corned beef memories, Fray Bentos, Uruguay travel blog

Corned beef memories

A travel blog entry by jandkross

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... ; We could well face a bill from the hotel for redecorating the previously brilliant white walls that are now spattered with black smudges. Fray Bentos is not the liveliest of towns and our choices for eating at night were limited to a couple of simple ...

Farm Life, Fray Bentos, Uruguay travel blog

Farm Life

A travel blog entry by tannerhall

Stayed at this little farm in the middle of nowhere. It was kinda cool and relaxing but kinda felt like a school trip at the same time. We played a bit of volleyball and that was probably the highlight. I managed to roll my ankle really bad by jumping up ...

How To Build a City Out of Corned Beef, Fray Bentos, Uruguay travel blog

How To Build a City Out of Corned Beef

A travel blog entry by bobnkaren

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... is considered the beginning of the industrial revolution along the Rio de la Plata, a river born just south of Fray Bentos where the Parana joins the Uruguay at Neuva Palmira.    For almost 100 years the packing plant and the town of Fray ...

Stopover in Fray Bentos, Fray Bentos, Uruguay travel blog

Stopover in Fray Bentos

A travel blog entry by vickiponce

I'm writing to you from Fray Bentos, a small town in western Uruguay where we’ve been for the past two months. Today is our last day here as tomorrow we are setting off for the eastern coast of Uruguay and the beach. I’ve not updated the blog ...

Corned Beef, Oxo & a whole lot of cows, Fray Bentos, Uruguay travel blog

Corned Beef, Oxo & a whole lot of cows

A travel blog entry by zoeandluke

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Fray Bentos is a small city of 25,000 people sitting on the Rio Negro on the border with Argentina. It’s a really likable city with leafy green plazas, a lovely rambla along the river and a relaxed attitude. It’s a surprising ...

A Life on the Ocean Wave, Fray Bentos, Uruguay travel blog

A Life on the Ocean Wave

A travel blog entry by upontheroof

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... great to have that time to feel our way into the next stage of this adventure. We are now in Fray Bentos, the site of the oldest of Uruguay's meat processing factories. We are staying in a beautiful posada. In our next post we will write about our ...

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