Travel Blogs from Uruguay

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Punta del Este, Uruguay: holiday from a holiday, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Punta del Este, Uruguay: holiday from a holiday

A travel blog entry by tillysouth

Hola from Punta del Este, Uruguay! As mentioned in the last blogs- i am finally in Punta del Este! Punta is just what the doctor ordered: the Uruguayan peninsula on the Atlantic with heaps of beaches and the greatest chill out vibe, not seen since ...

When will we learn!, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

When will we learn!

A travel blog entry by samandtom

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With our Punta del Diablo experience fresh in our minds you might have thought that as we were heading back to the Uruguayan coast, specifically the main crossing point to BA, on a Saturday we would have booked ourselves somewhere to stay. Incorrect, we ...

Argentine visa renewal, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Argentine visa renewal

A travel blog entry by jamieandjason

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Colonia is a nice, sleepy little town at the southern end of Uruguay, reachable from Buenos Aires in 1 hour on the fast ferries across the Rio del Plata.  Definitely worth a day trip, but not much more than that.  The sole purpose of our visit ...

On the Coast, Piriapolis, Uruguay travel blog

On the Coast

A travel blog entry by goodrichodyssey

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Here is the small hotel we stayed in during our 2 days ...

Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo

A travel blog entry by anywherebuthere

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I crossed the River plate on one of the 1 hour fast Buquebus ferries to Colonia in Uruguay. There I transfered to a Busquebus coach and three hours later I was in Montevideo Bus terminal. I knew I only had an overnight stay here so I tried to ...

Uruguayan Capital, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguayan Capital

A travel blog entry by alexgoldschmidt

The capital of Uruguay is hard to pin down. It would be easy to describe it as an ugly port city but that would be very unfair.  Walking through many of the streets takes you back in time.  It does not have the charm of Colonia but it ...

Punta del Diablo, Punta del Diablo, Uruguay travel blog

Punta del Diablo

A travel blog entry by roseyd

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... , and meant that we were fairly fresh faced for our next leg- a 17 hour bus journey further south over the border into Uruguay.  Stayed in a lovely party hostel with lots of ace travellers from Oz, America, all over Europe. Did very little all week ...

Colonia Del Sacremento, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Colonia Del Sacremento

A travel blog entry by stubo

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From Chuy we went to Montevideo and I peusuaded Sarah that we should stop at Colonia Del Sacremento - 3 hours further along the d¿road from Montevideo - kind of on the way to Argentina. We got on the bus at 7.30pm and arived at 10ish at night. Walked ...

Back on the scooter again, Colonia de Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Back on the scooter again

A travel blog entry by stevecori

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... long enough, we bid the Sheraton adieu and took our leave. On our return journey to the historic center, we noted how lacking Uruguay is in topographical variation; after all, its highest point is only 550 meters. What is more, both the vegetation and ...

Hate travel days., Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Hate travel days.

A travel blog entry by jessi330

... meeting at Ristoberreto restaurant.  It was quite nice and they were a nice group of people. I met Adelina a girl living in Uruguay from Colombia and Gustavo an Uruguayan and Ian from Scotland. He was very cool. He bought me and Adelina a beer. ...

Uruguys Captial, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguys Captial

A travel blog entry by the_chad

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Well have i got a story for you! We get into town in the evening, settle in and go out for dinner where we feasted on a BBQ platter of meats including ribs, liver, intestine, beef, lamb, glands and chicken...all were real tasty and could actually go for ...

The Old Town, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

The Old Town

A travel blog entry by the_chad

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Small town with alot of heart. This town pretty much follows its name...its a Colonial town where the streets are cobbled, the homes and old and life is pretty simple. The main purpose of this town seems to be the ferry connection to Buenos Aries in ...

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 ...

Across The La Plata, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Across The La Plata

A travel blog entry by mrbear1

... , which I've completely forgotten the name of (it wasn't a great hostel), and then headed out into town to see a little of Uruguay's capital. We first headed down the waterfront, took a walk along and then back in the centre to see a few of the sights. ...

uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

uruguay

A travel blog entry by jordanblair100

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... hit the hostel bar till 6am, bed, then get up and repeat the whole process. my insides are dying but its worth it. set off for uruguay last night in the middle of a session. it was a bit of a spur of the moment thing, i packed pissed so no doubt left ...

The plan was to get some sun., Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

The plan was to get some sun.

A travel blog entry by alexgoldschmidt

Nothing really to say about here other than it rained, scuppering my plans to top up my tan before heading back to the UK.  Oh, and I saw Julio Eglesias.  Very ...

Cattle ranch, Mercedes, Uruguay travel blog

Cattle ranch

A travel blog entry by mrandmrsmurrell

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... of seasonal punctuality made the inside of the car more pleasant and was a perfect introduction to the more rustic side of Uruguay on a cattle estancia. The landscape here had mellow rolling hills and more trees than the pampas around Buenos Aires, making ...

a weekend in Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

a weekend in Uruguay

A travel blog entry by christine.w

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From November 18th to 20th I went to Uruguay with my friend Lior from AIESEC. We spent pretty much all of the three days in Montevideo, except for the last two hours, which we spent in Colonia, a small town on the Rio de la Plata, very close to Buenos ...

Saida de Colonia para Buenos Aires, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Saida de Colonia para Buenos Aires

A travel blog entry by dir.scheffer

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Saida de Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguai travesia para Buenos ...

uruguay, Colonia del sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

uruguay

A travel blog entry by ryanmonk

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day trip to colonia del sacramento by a ferry. ...

A boat ride, a lighthouse and a jar of dolmio, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

A boat ride, a lighthouse and a jar of dolmio

A travel blog entry by danandloulou

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... by the portuguese in 1680. The city changed hands numerous times between the portuguese and the spanish until the independence of Uruguay. Today the historic quarter of the city has been declared a world heritage site - there are original 17th century ...

Salto, Salto, Uruguay travel blog

Salto

A travel blog entry by bgibson

We relaxed in style and comfort at the Dayman Hot Springs near Salto. They were really nice. They have a bunch of pools that are diffent tempuratures, and all the water is naturally heated and pumped direct. Definitely a good ...

Laid back Uruguay, Montevideo and Colonia, Uruguay travel blog

Laid back Uruguay

A travel blog entry by lucky

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... into the clean Montevideo bus terminal from Brazil. We had planned to stop for a day or two in Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay, to check the city out. Not knowing of anything special about the place, we had low expectations. The sleepy capital ...

19 hours to Colonia, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

19 hours to Colonia

A travel blog entry by clandybar

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So Colonia del Sacramento in Uruguay is one of the prettiest, most dreamy towns I have ever seen. But getting there was a nightmare... I should start by saying that Colonia is well worth the visit from Buenos Aires as a day trip or as part of a ...

5 hours in Tres Crues Bus Station Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

5 hours in Tres Crues Bus Station Montevideo

A travel blog entry by sionedworldwide

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Hello Hello, So we´ve just come back from Punta Del Diablo, back to the city and internet and hopefully to hot water :). We´ve just got a few hours to kill in the bus station before getting the coach to our next destination Rosario. So back over the ...

Montivideo, Uruguay, Montivideo, Uruguay travel blog

Montivideo, Uruguay

A travel blog entry by lance_fan

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... Just a day of exploring the city. It is a relatively small city, with just over a million people. It is the capital of Uruguay, which is considered a 3rd world country. One of our dollar is worth 24 of their pesos. And prices are very good, especially ...

Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguay

A travel blog entry by chezcody

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Uruguay's just across the Rio de la Plata from Buenos Aires, an easy trip for a few days. I crossed into VERY retro Uruguay for several days, visiting the capital, Montevideo, and the tiny, scenic colonial town of Colonia. Well worth a ...

Day trip to Colonia, Colonia, Uruguay travel blog

Day trip to Colonia

A travel blog entry by adeline

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Ship sailed at 9am this morning for Uruguay and took approx 3hours. The days travel, city tour, history lesson, lunch and coastal vistits cost approx €20. We were a the port for 8am, luckily as the queue´s for immigration and customs were ...

The missing backpack part 6 or 7 or 8 or…., Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

The missing backpack part 6 or 7 or 8 or….

A travel blog entry by ina01nl

After we returned from Montevideo for the second time (we were watching the Celebrity Infinity pull out….) we made our customary stop on deck 7. Just to check if they had found our missing luggage. This time there was a guy there. I think his name ...

Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo

A travel blog entry by giovanna

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The capital, a really non descriptive place really, we spent three nights here and I can~t really think of anything to say about it, we knew it had beaches but for the life of us we couldn~t find them until the last day, the plaza was nice but so many ...

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