Travel Blogs from Montevideo, Uruguay

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Leaving Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Leaving Montevideo

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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... up for all to come and enjoy. When the red light on the theatre roof was lit, it used to let the residents of Montevideo know when there a performance was  on, now it it on for tradition. In 1998 the Municipal undertook a major renovation and it was ...

"We're travellers, not tourists mum!"

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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Uruguay has been a place for us to stop and truly just plonk ourselves down and relax. No high expectations, just a place for Campbell to get ready for his exams (so maybe not as relaxed for him) and us to just veg out. After the "mugging" incident we ...

See you at the Disco, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

See you at the Disco

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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HOLA familia and friends! We have been thoroughly enjoying the pace, weather and relaxation that Montevideo has offered us. Our apartment, Palazio Durazno is a marbled and art deco styled apartment building that has two double gated elevators that make me ...

Wrestling with Uruguayans!, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Wrestling with Uruguayans!

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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I am currently back in Salt Lake City attending Zach's funeral. The others continued onto Montevideo without me, I will fly down on Sunday. Yesterday I receive this email from Andrew:   We have had an eventful day. We only just arrived here at ...

A whole new country, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

A whole new country

A travel blog entry by nigelball

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Pablo met me in the coach station in Montevideo, where it wasn't raining - or at least not as much. The next morning, he drove me around Montevideo showing me the sights and filling me in on the stories, both the public and personal (such as where he ...

Lovely little Colonia, Uruguay, Colonia, Uruguay travel blog

Lovely little Colonia, Uruguay

A travel blog entry by aussierach

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... to be finished classes though, and am looking forward to starting the fun stuff. Yesterday I took a day trip to Colonia in Uruguay. It was a strange little town, very quaint, quite touristy, but a nice change of pace after the bustle of Buenos Aires. ...

and this is the capital??, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

and this is the capital??

A travel blog entry by caznjasonescape

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... economy crash as many rich Argentines banked their money here. I liked the romantic air of faded 19th century grandeur in Montevideo. Gorgeous restored early 19th C buildings stand right next to crumbling ruins in the old town and next to ugly modern ...

3 cities, 4 airports, 1 long day, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

3 cities, 4 airports, 1 long day

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... may be another airport.) The flight was fine and Andrew even managed to get some sleep.  We touched down in Montevideo, Uruguay at 10am thirty minutes after leaving Argentina, an hour on, and as our bags were checked straight through to Brazil ...

Montevideo - Day 30-31, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo - Day 30-31

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... hostel, my first choice was fully booked so I a bit of a trek to another hostel which thankfully had a bed, the Hostel Montevideo. Spent most of the afternoon just wandering around the city. Visited the water front and the old town on this rather overcast ...

Interesting city...boring post, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Interesting city...boring post

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... . We'll are wrapping up our time in South America in one of it's most exciting and happening cities, Buenos Aires. She Said: Montevideo would be a great city to live in, assuming that you can speak Spanish. It is a big city with a "small town" ...

Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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Visiting the Centinario..., Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Visiting the Centinario...

A travel blog entry by catters

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... an extra day in Miami?!, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

... an extra day in Miami?!

A travel blog entry by mcgown

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... , Portugese and indigenous descent with a variety of other nationalities to add to the mix like Scottish grandfathers. I will continue my Montevideo post in the next one with an update on the boys wrestling match with the locals and Campbell's exams so I ...

Met Celina for the day and got the shits, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Met Celina for the day and got the shits

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... during the whole day!! (Add bleeding ears to my list of ailments)! Celina took us on a mini guided tour of some areas of Montevideo before I had to head back to the hostel as I was feeling pretty bad. Lorna & Celina went to the bus station to get our ...

Made it to ¨Youre-A-Gay¨ - Through the back door, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Made it to ¨Youre-A-Gay¨ - Through the back door

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... grab one when you get here, and easy. It was a 2 and a half hour journey to the Terminal Tres Cruces bus station in Montevideo. Upon arrival, we immediately found the street we were staying on (Av. 18 de Julio) and thought we would be at the hostel ...

UMPA, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

UMPA

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... around the world. They always mixed up the Paraguayan and Uruguayan capital, and hence came up with UMPA. Short for; Uruguay, Montevideo, Paraguay, Asunción. After reading the magazine, I have for some reason always wanted to visit the capitals of these ...

3 months today!!!!!!, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

3 months today!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by basa1126

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... for 3 months we had to renew our 90 tourist visa, so we decided to make a weekend trip out of it and head to Montevideo, Uruguay. We took a boat ride from Argentina to Uruguay and then a bus from Carmelo to Montevideo. We've decided that the best way to ...

Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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Alex: Another early morning for the 2 and a half hour bus ride from Colonia to Montevideo, the Uruguayan capital, it also cuts the price in half of getting the boat to from Buenos Aires to Montevideo. After Buenos Aires, Montevideo had a decidedly small ...

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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Montevideo, the Quiet Capital We leave Buenos Aires on a super-fast ferry, arriving in Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay, in a little over three hours. As soon as we step off the ferry in Montevideo and begin our walk in to town, we realize how ...

Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo

A travel blog entry by myjob

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Montevideo is the capital of Uruguay and the last country on this trip. I plan on spending the last two weeks of my vacation relaxing on the famous beaches of Uruguay. Unfortunately, I do not have any more photos from my trip. I lost the last three ...

Operation Gringo Hunter, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Operation Gringo Hunter

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... I had before on E-Bay...they're getting quite cheap, which is nice! So I left Buenos Aires a while back to come to Montevideo, Uruguay...a country I think nobody knows anything about. If you imagine Uruguay to be a poor, dirty, run down, backwards kind of ...

Get busy livin' or get busy dyin', Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Get busy livin' or get busy dyin'

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... Quote from Morgan Freeman's character, Red, in The Shawshank Redemption. Great movie! And that's about what it's come to here in Montevideo. After a brief injection of life from a fun group of backpackers that came through a week or so ago, it got really ...

Fine, healthy looking mosquitoes, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Fine, healthy looking mosquitoes

A travel blog entry by jennykelly

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MONTEVIDEO - CAPITAL OF URUGUAY – DRIZZLY RAIN - 31.10.09 It must have been Halloween because all the children in the city of Montevideo were dressed up in costume and carrying pumpkins to have filled with money and sweets. They were running ...

Happy Thanksgiving???, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Happy Thanksgiving???

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... previous post), I've appointed myself the entertainment manager as I need some excuse for a job to earn my free bed. So far Montevideo is OKish but high season is right around the corner so we'll see what that brings. Hopefully more blondes from Sweden. ...

Uruguay and back into Buenos Aires (Argentina), Montevideo and Buenos Aires, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguay and back into Buenos Aires (Argentina)

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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... despite it being sunny, it wasn't very warm. The weather was then rainy and cloudy for the next 3 days whilst we travelled to Montevideo (the Uruguayan Capital) where we had a lovely hotel room, a nice meal and drinks all for less than 20 pounds... we're ...

Happy Halloween!, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Happy Halloween!

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... pleasantly impressed with my first couple of days in Uruguay. I think I may have come across a hidden gem... in many ways I like Montevideo more than Buenos Aires. MV is clean, compact, has a small population of 1.5 million, has plenty of sights and the ...

Street Tango In Montevideo., Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Street Tango In Montevideo.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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"That sounds like Tango music!" I exclaimed as we neared a park in the centre of Montevideo, Uruguay. The sound of it was very fresh in our heads as it was only the previous night we had been to a tango show in Buenos Aries. Sure enough as we got ...

Montevideo - noise and rain, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo - noise and rain

A travel blog entry by suenson_taylors

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After a plane trip via Buenos Aires, we touched down in Montevideo, Uruguay. Thankfully, the temperature is down the scale and so is the humidity meaning that my shirt does not stick to my back after five minutes walking. It certainly feels fresher. ...

Uruguay Elections , Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguay Elections

A travel blog entry by suenson_taylors

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... evening and into the night, the noise continually building. Anyone would have thought that they had won the world Cup (or in Uruguay's case, at least a football match), and, I suppose, for the incoming president, financially at least, he probably had. It ...

URUGUAY LIFE, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

URUGUAY LIFE

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... exclamation marks could possibly not be exciting. To achieve proper setting, brush up on your quick Uruguay facts ... Uruguay. capital: Montevideo (1.5 million people there) arquitecture: beautiful, old. Montevideo has lots of big, smooth and white ...

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