Travel Blogs from Uruguay

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gahh!, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

gahh!

A travel blog entry by harriets

... decided that the best thing to do would be to get on a bus and see what happened. 2 days later, here we are in Uruguay. Apparently they won the first ever world cup. mmm. nice. Still attempting to get to Brazil... my spanish sign language is coming ...

Howdy Partner!, San Gabriel, Uruguay travel blog

Howdy Partner!

A travel blog entry by tabonyhl

... , as it gave us a chance to chat with this amazing woman.  Seven languages spoken fluently, and successful businesses in Uruguay, Thailand, and Vietnam.  Then she'd returned to her roots and the ranching life her family had lost by purchasing ...

does 2 days in a country count?, Colonia, Uruguay travel blog

does 2 days in a country count?

A travel blog entry by boomergirl

... And this city (kinda shit hole actually) really just feels like another barrio of BA.  So can I actually say Ive been to Uruguay? I suppose I can, but with the caveat that I really didnt "do" Uruguay.  Oh well.  Its a stamp! So, ...

Cabo Polonio, Cabo Polonio, Uruguay travel blog

Cabo Polonio

A travel blog entry by stubo

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Cabo Polonio must be one of the best beach places around at the moment! We had little hastle in getting here, bus 5 hours instead of 4 and then hopped onto a 4x4 thingy to take us to the beach village. Cabo Polonio has no roads, no cars, no ...

Foggy Day, Cabo Polonio, Uruguay travel blog

Foggy Day

A travel blog entry by peacefrog

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The plan of the day was to go for a long walk in the huge dunes north of Cabo Polonio, possibly with the option of walking all the way back to Valisas (8km in straight line, but in the sand and over dunes). And I had set my alarm clock to go and see the ...

Detox, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Detox

A travel blog entry by 0234303

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Having a couple of nights in. Preparing for the mayhem that is Buenos Aires. Wandered around the town a bit. Took few ...

Third time lucky, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Third time lucky

A travel blog entry by stemaxc

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... . It felt like home... After a bracing 10 block walk I was there in good time. After getting through immigration and landing a Uruguay stamp in my passport (probably my last example of stamp tourism) I was delighted to discover the boat was extremely ...

Adiós América del Sur, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Adiós América del Sur

A travel blog entry by teamham

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... she slept in a lair of bed bugs, who then colonised her backpack for the next three days. Knowing nothing whatsoever about Uruguay, we expected little from the country. Our brick sized guidebook on South America, which we’d been lugging around the ...

Ghost Town, Salto, Uruguay travel blog

Ghost Town

A travel blog entry by jessi330

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Our bus came at 5:30 so we had some time to kill. So we decided to go visit the cemetery. When we asked the info desk which bus to take, he acted confused that we wanted to visit the cemetery. Yes, we did in fact.  It was very hot. It was an amazing ...

Small Town Uruguay, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Small Town Uruguay

A travel blog entry by phileden

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Uruguay is so close to Buenos Aires that it would've been daft to not have paid it a visit while we were in this part of the world, so we did. Not many destinations stood out when researching where to go in the country, and in the end we decided to ...

Palacio Legislativo Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Palacio Legislativo Montevideo

A travel blog entry by johnmyers2

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Palacio Legislativo Through the auspices of our landlords we were put in touch with a guide from the National Legislative building. We were indeed fortunate in that not only did Mabel speak fluent English but she was also a delightful companion to ...

Week 2, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Week 2

A travel blog entry by lelblair

... of our boat scheduled for 9:45.  I got into a terrible mess because I left the document that proved that I entered Uruguay legally at the apartment; the fact that my passport was properly stamped wasn´t enough.  We received our boat boarding ...

Uruguayske paseracke mestecko, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguayske paseracke mestecko

A travel blog entry by koutinka

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Toz jsem prejela buquebusem do Uruguaye... lod byla docela nuda, jediny co je zajima je rychlost, ani to nemelo palubu. Lustila jsem sudoku kterou jsem tu prvne objevila...na prejezdy busama se bude hodit.   Vypada to, ze paseraci se nemeli ...

At sea, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

At sea

A travel blog entry by ahartry

Seas fairly flat -- though strong winds. Swells confused and choppy. Slept past 08.45h, decided not to rush it, so up to buffet. Kids played Pictionary with Aaron and won! Wrote journal, then up to Horizon Lounge for Trivia. I teamed with K&K and ...

Uruguay Pics, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguay Pics

A travel blog entry by karsenault

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Basically, Uruguay was the only other beach time I had other than burning the first three layers of my skin way back in Peru. The beach in Colonia del Sacramento is actually a river - the widest one in the world. It has a tide! Bizzare. I couldn't really ...

The Hotel Klee, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

The Hotel Klee

A travel blog entry by gazwilliams

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... on his face. The Bife de Chorizo(sirloin steak)filled his plate and was about half an inch thick. He regretted the bread. Anyway, Uruguay is pretty much just an extra stamp in your passport. We arrived after the 8 hour Coche Cama ride through the night ...

Mellow Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Mellow Montevideo

A travel blog entry by carlstravelblog

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Well amid all the election frenzy, I have spent the last 3 days in Uruguay before returning to Argentina tomorrow. What do I have to say about Montevideo? Well I dont think its a massive tourism place in terms of there being a lot to do but that doesnt ...

Hmmmmmmm.....Uruguay, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Hmmmmmmm.....Uruguay

A travel blog entry by massivebigtoe

... - there was nothing really left to do there and I was itching to get back to Buenos Aires. I boarded the Ferry feeling that Uruguay had been a little waste of time and put it down to the wrong time of year and Rio being so good. Buenos Aires ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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