Travel Blogs from Uruguay

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Montevideo, Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo, Uruguay

A travel blog entry by friendtheworld

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We only spent one day in this country but maximized our time by taking a tour by both bus & a very cool refurbished steam train. Among the places visited were the coast & beaches, the parliament building & Legislative Palace, the embassies ...

Fun times had by all....., Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Fun times had by all.....

A travel blog entry by pattyv

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... on the 14th and met some friends I am staying with. Montevideo is a very tranquil city, home to nearly half the population of Uruguay (total 3.5 million). Sunday I we sipped matè on La Rambla and I met Martin and German`s family. On Monday I explored la ...

Cruzando el charco, Young, Uruguay travel blog

Cruzando el charco

A travel blog entry by denisita

... crisscrossed by uncountable waterways. We enter the province of Entre Rios, across luscious fields, looking for a way to cross the Uruguay River into that tiny country. The first bridge has been barricaded for over three years by the townspeople on the ...

Village with style, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Village with style

A travel blog entry by claudiaroger

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From Montevideo it was just a two hours bus ride to the small town of Colonia del Sacramento. Here we checked into a lovely hostel and then went out for a relaxed stroll through the old part of town, which is listed as a UNSECO World Heritage. The ...

Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguay

A travel blog entry by ahartry

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Up in time for breakfast in dining room. Made another kids' trail for K&K and Aaron. Did a warm, long promenade. Lunch outside for the first time in ages. Watched approach to Montevideo. Flat city, many skyscrapers stretched over large area. ...

Thermal Tranquility, Salto, Uruguay travel blog

Thermal Tranquility

A travel blog entry by jmwaters

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Tiago: We arrived in the outskirts Concordia on the Argentinian border with Uruguay, and struck a deal with a remis driver to take us all the way to the bus terminal in Salto just accross the border. From there we headed on to the nearby Termas del Dayman ...

Wipeout!, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Wipeout!

A travel blog entry by joegodfrey99

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... wakes me up to offer me something to keep me awake? Can someone explain this to me? The bus rolled into Motevideo, Uruguay around 4:45AM. I got off and wandered into the terminal to find the money-change office closed. Despite knowing that I´d be ...

Heading across the Rio Plata, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Heading across the Rio Plata

A travel blog entry by katbromhall

... ! In the evening we watched a spectacular sunset over the water. The following morning we caught a bus to Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay. At first I didn't think much of the city as I found it seemed just like any other large city, but a couple of ...

Chill on the beach with the rest of Uruguay!, Punta del Diablo, Uruguay travel blog

Chill on the beach with the rest of Uruguay!

A travel blog entry by samandtom

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So arriving a bit behind the others Tom and I rocked up in Punto Diablo, no place to stay, no phone connection and no T, Hugo or Helena. It's peak season, local holidays and a bank holiday weekend - every hostel we emailed was full and every local had ...

Nice Squares...yup, and thats about it, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Nice Squares...yup, and thats about it

A travel blog entry by stokenmait

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We spent 1 day and 1 night (Hotel Ideal - yes it was pretty ideal indeed) in Montevideo, we had a good time but it wasn't really what we had expected. There wasn't really all that much to see here. A lot of the old buildings hadn't been looked after ...

Goodbye Uruguay, hello Argentina ! , Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Goodbye Uruguay, hello Argentina !

A travel blog entry by willb

... more wandering around the town and craft shops and markets til it was time to head back to the port. Not a bad place to have to spend another afternoon though!  I think we'll remember Uruguay for Colonia, definitely the nicest city we've visited ...

Sol de la ciudad, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Sol de la ciudad

A travel blog entry by marcorusti

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Week 1, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Week 1

A travel blog entry by lelblair

... Gustavo with her. It is a lovely hotel, with exceptional baños. After checking out the Teatro Solis, the main theater of Uruguay and the oldest, with the first performance in 1856. Some parts of it are being renovated, and tours are offered daily. Just ...

Punta Del Diablo, Punta del Diablo, Uruguay travel blog

Punta Del Diablo

A travel blog entry by jjwong

So we decided to spend Christmas at a small fishing village in Uruguay that happens to be called 'The devils point'. This town usually only has a population of only 700 people but this number swells into the thousands over the holidays with vacation ...

Montevideo - Beef town!, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo - Beef town!

A travel blog entry by candcthai

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... which are grilled until crisp on the outside - absolutely delicious but a bit like pate de fois, very rich! We like Uruguay as a country.  It is the most stable and, according to various international agencies, the least corrupt country in South ...

Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo

A travel blog entry by gemma_doogal

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... of the Rambla near the harbour. Gem went into a shop and tried on three dresses but did not buy any. So many streets in Uruguay are given names after dates in their history, we walked down 18th July, 25th May and 25th August to name a few. The ...

Work outs for the Passports, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Work outs for the Passports

A travel blog entry by tonyc-r

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... appearance of being a pimple on Argentina´s bum - and a far more attractive location as far as traffic levels and crowds are concerned. Uruguay is so small, I am yet to find a phone number that has more than five digits. Some only have three! Even I ...

Life and Colonia, Uruguay, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Life and Colonia, Uruguay

A travel blog entry by bppiepkorn

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... I'm anorexic), and she's really cool, total riot.  So she provided me with food and shelter when I got back from Uruguay without my keys.      About the anorexic thing, it's part hilarious, part frustrating.  My host ...

Waves La Paloma, La Paloma, Uruguay travel blog

Waves La Paloma

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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stray dogs know their place, San Jose Uruguay, Argentina travel blog

stray dogs know their place

A travel blog entry by womblepeter

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Dogs in Argentina sleep under cars, they learn to survive amid they hustle of the big cities, they even learn to use the zebra crossings,   Stray dogs know their place, They know siesta, sleeping in the shade, They know you pass, but ...

The Initiation, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

The Initiation

A travel blog entry by zento

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... away for a long weekend and decided to do so to Punta del Este, a beautiful costal city of the Oriental Republic of Uruguay. Punta del Este, which translates into "East Point", is a very popular summer destination for people from Uruguay and Argentina as ...

zee, strand en dure dingen, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

zee, strand en dure dingen

A travel blog entry by freebs

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... wat voor landkaarten er in Uruguay verkocht worden. Donderdag om 00.15 uur met de bus vanuit Rosario vertrokken richting Uruguay. In Argentinie vertrekken veel bussen op de meest onmogelijke tijden en komen ze ook op de meest onmogelijke tijden aan. ...

Colonial Colonia, Colonia, Uruguay travel blog

Colonial Colonia

A travel blog entry by stokenmait

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... forget to mention) SMOKE FREE* atmosphere. * Since March this year, by law, you cannot smoke in any public place in Uruguay!! Fabulous!!! Not that I hate smoking or anything!!!! We were up early next day to catch our 3 hours bus ride to ...

Hop, skip & a jump (or a boat ride) to Uruguay, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Hop, skip & a jump (or a boat ride) to Uruguay

A travel blog entry by andersontravel

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An easy day trip from Buenos Aires is a quick 50-minute boat ride to a quaint, very touristy little town in Uruguay called Colonia del Sacramento. In days of old it was a smuggling port and the town reflects it with it´s stone walls, old cannons facing ...

Punta Del Diablo, Punta Del Diablo, Uruguay travel blog

Punta Del Diablo

A travel blog entry by stubo

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The bus indeed dropped us 5km from Punta Del Diablo. We walked a bit (about 1 minute) and then got picked up as soon as Sarah stuck out her thumb and droped in the centre. Punta Del Diablo is also very expensive to stay but the campsite is 3km from ...

More Cobblestone streets, Colonia Del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

More Cobblestone streets

A travel blog entry by vmcelani

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... cobbled stone streets.  This time it overlooked the Rio de la Plata, a ugly murky brown colored river that separated Uruguay from Argentina.   Still recovering from the night before we walked the main street of town for lunch and then ...

Spontaneous Travel Plans - heading up North, Salto, Uruguay travel blog

Spontaneous Travel Plans - heading up North

A travel blog entry by jessi330

We have thought about going to Salto, Uruguay's second city and then while up North six hours, why not cross over to Argentina - Concordia and then go up 12 hours North to Iguazu falls? While we're at it, why don't we leave in 1.5 hours?  Let's get ...

Thermal Baths in Salto, Salto, Uruguay travel blog

Thermal Baths in Salto

A travel blog entry by sophie_ish

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We got the overnight bus from Puerto Iguacu to Concordia (Argentina) – 12 hours. Left at 1745 and got into Concordia for 6.45am.  Got the Cama seats (the best seats on the bus) with meals and movies on board (In Spanish though!).  As we ...

Uruguay, Punta del Diablo, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguay

A travel blog entry by lilythedog

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... nbsp; horses at the cabin maybe?... don't tell shaun i blogged that!) and of course i did as well!!! we are now in uruguay after a bus, ferry, hostel, bus staying at punta del diablo and it is paradise.  we overlook the ocean, the beach is beautiful ...

Büsslis Heimreise, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Büsslis Heimreise

A travel blog entry by pura-vida

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... jedoch noch einige Tage in Buenos Aires (mehr dazu im nächsten Bericht), bevor wir dann mit der Fähre nach Uruguay übersetzten. In Montevideo vereinbarten wir einen Termin mit der Rederei Hamburg Süd und einem Agenten, welcher sich um den Papierkram ...

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