Travel Blogs from Uruguay

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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 ...

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 Devil's Point, Punta del Diablo, Uruguay travel blog

The Devil's Point

A travel blog entry by danandloulou

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... a couple of quid each a night and headed to Cero Stress for a beer. Dan and Chris got chatting to some locals who arranged for Uruguay's most famous surfer to drop a couple of boards off for them that night. We took the 'Uruguay's most famous surfer' info ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Sacramento... not of California, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Sacramento... not of California

A travel blog entry by euniceandbyoung

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its kinda like having to go to a certain restaurant and eating the local special because that was what was recommended and that was what the place is know for... when there is a UNESCO World Heritage site nearby, it is a MUST for all travelers. so, we ...

Confusion in Colonia del Sacramento, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Confusion in Colonia del Sacramento

A travel blog entry by nickjackets

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... Uruguay and the beginning my month long visit to Argentina.   Colonia is very safe,it has the lowest unemployment rate in Uruguay at 3% compared to the 6% national average (about the same as the UK) and the average Uruguayan eats 75kg of beef per ...

Montivideo, Uruguay, Montivideo, Uruguay travel blog

Montivideo, Uruguay

A travel blog entry by lance_fan

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Just photos ...

New Year's Eve, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

New Year's Eve

A travel blog entry by jessi330

... in the New Year'.  Nick and I took to the streets and watched it all. Beautiful lights all provided by ordinary citizens of Uruguay. We walked leisurely all the way to the club W Lounge in Parque Rodo next to the Rambla (esplanade) and Requena. We ...

Fun in Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Fun in Montevideo

A travel blog entry by emily26

... the show. One of the partners paid for all of our dinner very kindly. It was really delicious. I had a typical dish from Uruguay called 'chivito.' It's basically a huge sandwich with steak, fried egg, cheese, and salad. It was delicious. We were all ...

Living and Working on a Real Uruguayan Estancia, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

Living and Working on a Real Uruguayan Estancia

A travel blog entry by the5wynns

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... stayed longer but now we are headed to Brazil. Uruguay is pretty cold so I am excited to be in warm weather. Eli: Uruguay We visited a ranch called Estancia Panagea during our two weeks in Uruguay. The weather has been rainy since October, so we ...

The High Seas, Punta del Diablo, Uruguay travel blog

The High Seas

A travel blog entry by leahrob

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... the Puerto Iguazu bus station! Sunday was our journey to Punta del Diablo (a small fishing village on the north east coast of Uruguay). It began with a ferry ride across the bay between Buenos Aires and Colonia, Uruguay then a bus to Montevideo, Uruguay; ...

Chicletas????, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Chicletas????

A travel blog entry by pattyv

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Ok, so I decided to give Dave a little say in what was said on the blog....plus I have already written about Montevideo...So here is Dave´s side of the story... Montevideo, We have been hosted by two of the locals here in Montevideo the past week. ...

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