Travel Blogs from Uruguay

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A Beautiful Colon, Colonia Del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

A Beautiful Colon

A travel blog entry by beardandblonde

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... crossing of timezones, an extra hour of sun. Colonia isn't a city, more of an old colonial town, in the south-west of Uruguay. No square metre of town is wasted, whether it be a quaint cobbled streets, year old fort remains, colourful buildings, or the ...

More yummy steaks!!!!, Monte Video, Uruguay travel blog

More yummy steaks!!!!

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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After a 02:30 bleary eyed border crossing and bag check, we arrived in Montevideo around 6 and headed straight to the Red Hostel for a quick snooze! Quite a funky little place with free internet so we were happy! The whole place had a really nice feel to ...

The Cape - Our few days at Cabo Polonio, Cabo Polonio, Uruguay travel blog

The Cape - Our few days at Cabo Polonio

A travel blog entry by jonnyandjanette

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This is where we begin to get off the beaten track thanks to the advice of Miguel at El Galope hostel. Cabo Polonio is, as we understand it, a slightly illegal settlement that the government have made into a natural reserve to stop any more building on ...

Couple of days in BA then headed over to Uruguay!, Buenos Aires Pt 1 & Uruguay, Argentina travel blog

Couple of days in BA then headed over to Uruguay!

A travel blog entry by beersabroad

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... in. Feeling right at home, everybody stays for a few hours and eventually everyone heads home. Day 2 Buenos Aires / leaving for Uruguay. The guys wake up hungover again. Having decided the night before to head over to Uruguay due to bad trip planning ...

Punta Del Este, the Beverly Hills of Uruguay, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Punta Del Este, the Beverly Hills of Uruguay

A travel blog entry by gypsylifestyle

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We arrived in Punta del Este from Tacuarembo and did we feel out of place!! Here we are walking with our backpacks and dogs through a beach town that looks like we are in Beverly Hills. We felt like the movie,"Down and Out in Beverly Hills". Luckily we ...

A couple of days in the north, Salto, Uruguay travel blog

A couple of days in the north

A travel blog entry by danielaccg

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... stamps in a building that proclaimed it was the nautical museum of salto. the absolutely empty room proclaimed otherwise. the 10 minute boat trip across the rio uruguay to concordia, argentina is recommended over the 1.5 hour bus trip to ...

A Quaint Colonial Town, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

A Quaint Colonial Town

A travel blog entry by calmyourjets

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After some hard work to find the correct ferry terminal to leave from I took the 50 minute trip across the Rio de la Plata to Uruguay. As I'm not a big fan of boats I was glad the crossing was so short! It didn't take long to find the hostel and get ...

Jose Ignacio, Barra de Maldonado, Uruguay travel blog

Jose Ignacio

A travel blog entry by riversbeyond

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Jose Ignacio, the new beach town for the international A-list According to British Harpers Bazaar, Tattler, and other charters of "cool," the tiny village of Jose Ignacio is THE place to go to get away from the paparazzi. The magazines must be right, ...

Storms, buckets and dunes, Cabo Polonio, Uruguay travel blog

Storms, buckets and dunes

A travel blog entry by hilletulp

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... out together in an united WOW!  We were in Cabo Polonio, a tiny village in a nature reserve on the east coast of Uruguay and amazing lightning shows were only a small part of the marvel of it. There was no electricity there, though a few houses had ...

Part 7: The proposal, La Paloma, Uruguay travel blog

Part 7: The proposal

A travel blog entry by llamatrails

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... to hug everyone in sight. We didn't make it to the beach, but this was perfect.    After a couple more days enjoying the green spaces, hammocks and beaches of Uruguay we headed back to Argentina to head to the Mendoza wine region.  ...

Uruguay and the World Cup Qualifier, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguay and the World Cup Qualifier

A travel blog entry by kmtour09

... brought to a halt... great fun and really good natured!!! That evening made our stay in Montevideo hugely memorable, so pleased Uruguay won... still I hope England get to play them in the summer!!!! Off to inland Uruguary next and the town of Salto... ...

Colonia, Uruguay, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Colonia, Uruguay

A travel blog entry by rfoat

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Hi Folks, we traveled to this Coastal town by ferryboat. We were picked up by the Kempinski Hotel´s (5 stars) van and driven the short distance to the hotel and spa. While driving through the little town, I was reminded of Avalon on Catalina Island. ...

UNESCO town for a day?, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

UNESCO town for a day?

A travel blog entry by jled

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Colonia is lovely. A luxurious 3 hour ferry ride (BC Ferries could learn A LOT from BuqueBus) and we arrived in what I can only describe as the most adorable town. Ever. With only one night booked at a hostel, we set down our bags and took off ...

The Perfect Beer, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

The Perfect Beer

A travel blog entry by upriver

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... the Aussie girls thought so and the players performances on and off the field were admirable!     Uruguay could be another province of Argentina and was established by the Brits who couldn't get a toe hold in either ...

MONTEVIDEO - Capital of Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

MONTEVIDEO - Capital of Uruguay

A travel blog entry by marcelo.heather

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I have been brushing up on my knowledge of the countries of south america, Uruguay has a population of only 3.5 million but as far as I know the area of the country is bigger than that of the UK. The capital city feels like the old ´new world´ that you ...

el mercado del puerto**, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

el mercado del puerto**

A travel blog entry by loelai

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Back in the Colonial day, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Back in the Colonial day

A travel blog entry by kazntrsawsmadvn

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... not only the big city and fast pace of Buenos Aires but of Argentina all together and quite literally 'nip' over to Uruguay. Not exactly a million miles away geographically or culturally but visiting the town of Colonia was definitely a step back from ...

Uruguay, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguay

A travel blog entry by jess2010

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... ’s confusion/delight.   But the place was great, and the price was modest.  Everyone warned us that Uruguay was very expensive, but aside from seeing a $5 coffee on a menu earlier, everything was very reasonable.   After ...

Back in Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Back in Montevideo

A travel blog entry by dianeontheroad

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... guy who has seen the world from the waves, originally from Montevideo but now living in the USA. We then had fresh fish down by the port, so tasty, before I got on yet another bus, this time back into Argentina... Goodbye Uruguay, it's been ...

rocha, la paloma, Uruguay travel blog

rocha

A travel blog entry by senorbrian

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Travesia de Canotaje - Kayak trip!, Dolores, Uruguay travel blog

Travesia de Canotaje - Kayak trip!

A travel blog entry by dianeontheroad

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On Saturday 6th I set off from Montevideo at 8am (!) in order to get to Dolores by around midday to join the canoeing/kayaking club for the weekend trip down the San Salvador river. David met me at the bus stop and we joined the other guys by the river ...

Aventuras en Uruguay (Adventures in Uruguay), Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Aventuras en Uruguay (Adventures in Uruguay)

A travel blog entry by ktolle

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... might not be the cleanest nicest city in the entire universe, it does happen to be close to some pretty amazing locations - Uruguay for example.  I took off a few days of school and traveled with three other girls to Montevideo and Punta del Este, ...

Vamos al Mundial! (and Cabo Polonio), Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Vamos al Mundial! (and Cabo Polonio)

A travel blog entry by amitevron

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... the street, so I joined them for little while, and I would stop by sometimes over the next few days for a quick game. Uruguay was playing Costa Rica in a world cup qualifying match that night in Montevideo, but unfortunately, I was unable to get tickets, ...

Muchos amigos, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Muchos amigos

A travel blog entry by terredeshommes

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... sachant pas il y a quelques jours que Carolina y était. J'avais rencontré Ana à La Paloma, sur la côte de l'Uruguay, et nous étions allés à la Fortaleza de Santa Teresa ensemble, et puis elle m'avait guidé dans Montevideo quand j'y étais revenu. ...

asdf, Salto, Uruguay travel blog

asdf

A travel blog entry by southwickchris

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Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo

A travel blog entry by paulrobinson

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We only had a day in Montevedeo and so we had t just take a city ...

The Full Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

The Full Montevideo

A travel blog entry by jameshopkinson

... pranks were played. We caught the bus to Estadio Centenario, which was home to the first ever FIFA World Cup in 1930.......Uruguay won this world cup too! We looked around the football museum first, which was pretty comprehensive with plenty of info ...

Happy Birthday Christina!, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Happy Birthday Christina!

A travel blog entry by ecsflemings

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Christina became a teenager today! We had a rainy day of sightseeing to celebrate Christina's birthday. Berinice from the assembly picked us up around 11:30 in her 12 passenger white van. She was a fantastic tour guide, driving all over the new and old ...

Journée touristique à Piriapolis, Piriapolis, Uruguay travel blog

Journée touristique à Piriapolis

A travel blog entry by bourlingueur

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Le village que l'on nous avait décrit comme un petit village de bord de mer de 7500 habitants s'est révélé être une grosse station balnéaire de 7500 habitants permanents et surement le triple voire plus l'été. Le camping est quasiment plein, en ...

Captial of Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Captial of Uruguay

A travel blog entry by claireandross

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Friday 28th September  - Monday 1st October Montevideo was a bit of a shock after peaceful Colonia!  A very busy city, with an obvious rich and poor divide.  We stayed in a central hostel in a beautiful colonial building, and we even ...

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