Travel Blogs from Uruguay

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Colonia del Sacremento, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Colonia del Sacremento

A travel blog entry by charlotte_piet

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Back on the tourist trail. I had been told by my friend Laura, who has recently returned from her epic honeymoon, that Colonia was pretty, but touristy and there wasn't a great deal to do. She was spot on. Happily we had chosen to spend our three ...

It takes two to tango!, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

It takes two to tango!

A travel blog entry by ramblingrover

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... the this on the web as to how long it would take things to go back to 'normal' should the human species disappear. Uruguay What a fantastic country and an even more incredible set of people. They are so unbelievable relaxed a friendly over here. It's ...

Back in time at least 100 years, Carmelo, Uruguay travel blog

Back in time at least 100 years

A travel blog entry by denisita

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Beautiful Colonia del Sacramento, on the Rio de la Plata, avenues of palms escorting the road into the city, stately old buildings, clean open plazas. Old town of Carmelo, a history of smuggling, cobblestone streets, quiet. Nueva Palmira, huge port for ...

Life on the Street, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Life on the Street

A travel blog entry by amyleigh

... in the city I was already in, I figured I´de just get myself that much closer to my final destination in Eastern Uruguay. Found a very nice hostel in the Palermo neighborhood to stay at, just a couple minutes from the ocean.  This afternoon I ...

county #5 !!!, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

county #5 !!!

A travel blog entry by lasondra

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... from BA to Colonia that only takes about 1 hour.  It´s a people only ferry, not for cars.  The ferry to Uruguay held 225 people - a decent size ship.  I don´t always understand the system here, but it was much cheaper for me to land ...

Mellow Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Mellow Montevideo

A travel blog entry by carlstravelblog

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 ...

AIESEC Congress von ConoSur, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

AIESEC Congress von ConoSur

A travel blog entry by christine.w

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... sehr international (Guatemala, Brasilien, USA, Kolumbien, Panama) ein paar Praktis und Cono Sur sind ja auch schon 3 Länder (Chile, Argentinien und Uruguay). Haben den neuen MCP gewählt und naja AIESEC Sachen halt besprochen :) und wie immer viel ...

The Ranch, Uruguay, Uruguay travel blog

The Ranch

A travel blog entry by mikeandgem

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... 's actually the 12th and we´re in Argentina, not Uruguay - but I´ll let you know about that in another entry. Anyway, back in Uruguay ... we arrived at the ranch via bus and were then picked up by Juan, the owner of the ranch, in a minibus. The ranch ...

Punta del Diablo, Punta del Diablo, Uruguay travel blog

Punta del Diablo

A travel blog entry by charlotte_piet

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Punta del Diablo is a beautiful, very wind swept fishing village four and a half hours to the east of Montvideo. We had been promised a brand new, fully functioning youth hostel in a remote village from where we wound travel slowly back west after three ...

Colonia, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Colonia

A travel blog entry by nikkichapman

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we caught a bus down the coast to visit colonia.. after an hour of tryng to find somewhere to put our backpacks for teh day - we headed to a bar for a few cervezas and after that they minded our bags while we went to explore!  Was an awesome ...

Time to defrost and relax, Punta del este, Uruguay travel blog

Time to defrost and relax

A travel blog entry by sandramcnicol

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Having such a relaxing time.  I am in a small town close to Punta del Este, it is really great as it is completely deserted (I think that it livens up at the weekend with people from BA) but it is just perfect.  Today I got up late and went to ...

Sunshine, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Sunshine

A travel blog entry by jonlizz

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... we had to do, was get rid of some cat food (whiskers biscuits) which we bought in Puerto Madryn, but didn't use all of it. In Uruguay we hadn't noticed many stray dogs or cats, but we had a wander round and found a few dogs. Anyway, we had a great few ...

Diego! He Came From Uruguay..., Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Diego! He Came From Uruguay...

A travel blog entry by phileden

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... history, including the two World Cup trophies from 1930 and 1950. The museum is conveniently situated inside the Estadio Centenario - Uruguay's national stadium and venue of the first ever World Cup Final in 1930. The entrance ticket (which was a replica ...

Day 204 - Buenos Aires to Colonia, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Day 204 - Buenos Aires to Colonia

A travel blog entry by al_fey

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... left. (I'd love to visit Paraguay for a couple of days but Katie is saying no chance, schedules schmedules...) Welcome to Colonia, Uruguay! It was a 10 minute walk with all our bags to the hotel and in those few minutes we realised that we'd made ...

Brazilian Border, Chuy or Chui?, Uruguay travel blog

Brazilian Border

A travel blog entry by peacefrog

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... avenue splits the city along the border. That explained why there was such a big avenue. Note that it is called Avenida Uruguay on the Brazilian side, and Avenida Brazil on the Uruguayan side. The whole town is duty free, and therefore there are loads ...

Finally, some proper beaches!, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Finally, some proper beaches!

A travel blog entry by tcorrea

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... . One of these guys has my name. Although our middle names differ, what are the chances of 2 Tomas Correa's meeting each other in Uruguay??!! The next day I had a few hours to kill before a bus, so went up to an area called La Barra - apparently where ...

Lifestyles of the rich, famous, and ordinary, Punte del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Lifestyles of the rich, famous, and ordinary

A travel blog entry by stevecori

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Not being part of the jet set by any means, we thought it best to make a day trip of our next destination: Punte del Este. Punte del Este is the largest and most famous resort area on the Uruguayian Riveria and is a favorite destination for glamorous ...

Straight Roads To The East, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Straight Roads To The East

A travel blog entry by jonlizz

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... for great views over the town. At the top of the street, there was a film crew - we read that there is filming in Uruguay for "Informers" starring Kim Basinger, Micky Rourke, Billy Bob-Thornton, but they were nowhere to be seen. I walked past hoping for ...

Capital City, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Capital City

A travel blog entry by alibongo

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Uruguay, Colonia, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguay

A travel blog entry by mattamyhuey

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... to Uruguay. After a quick 3 hour boat trip over the Río de la Plata we landed into Colonia del Sacramento in southwestern Uruguay. It is the oldest town in the country and very cute! We spent two days relaxing in the quiet cobblestone streets of ...

Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguay

A travel blog entry by myates

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... their matte cup and their thermos around.  Anyway back to Colonia, this is one of the oldest towns in Uruguay, originally founded by the Portugese to smuggle goods across from Buenos Aires. The river that separates Buenos Aires from Uruguay isthe ...

Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo

A travel blog entry by sophie_ish

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Day 18 – Montevideo – the capital of Uruguay There's not much in the way of tourist attractions in this place, so it was wondering around and trying to talk in Spanish to the friendly people of Montevideo – not very successfully though! ...

Gaucho Life, Estancia Panagea, Uruguay travel blog

Gaucho Life

A travel blog entry by peteindira

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The cow throws its head back with a loud moo, a foot long string of phlegmy spit flies out of its mouth and crashes into the tree.  It kicks out its back legs, gives the rope around its neck one more tug backwards and charges angrily in our ...

Meat & Mate, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Meat & Mate

A travel blog entry by peteindira

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Sundays in cities around here are a day of rest.  That means that basically everything is shut down, stray dogs and tumbling newspapers roam, and the streets are quiet.  However, Sundays are also a day where people get together in a few select ...

Salto; hot springs, wet rain, Salto, Uruguay travel blog

Salto; hot springs, wet rain

A travel blog entry by jenandtony

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... is known for the nearby thermal springs at Las Termas de Dayman, about 7km away, which apparently attract visitors from around Uruguay and Argentina. However, it seems that these days most of the visitors stay at the boutique spa resorts and ...

Laidback Colonia de Sacramento, Colonia, Uruguay travel blog

Laidback Colonia de Sacramento

A travel blog entry by eirikh

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... og skal bli her til 2. februar. Lasse fra Drammen-distriktet har blitt med meg hit, men jeg drar videre til Montevideo (hovedstaden i Uruguay) alene. Colonia de Sacramento er kjent for en meget laidback og bra stemning, med flere museum og gamle ruiner av ...

Uruguay, Punto del Diablo, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguay

A travel blog entry by alibongo

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... .  Here we said good bye to my parents who traveled from here down to Peninsula Valdes and we traveled onto Uruguay. We caught a catamaran from Buenos Aires crossing the famous Rio de la Plata, the water that separates the rival footballs teams ...

Uruguay for Saint Valentines, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguay for Saint Valentines

A travel blog entry by veromarcos

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... going to spend a week or weekend at Punta Este (the Benidorm of South America...) Apart from them, Montevideo (capital of Uruguay) was also excited with the arrival of the "Oceania Insignia"...the fully gay luxury cruise boat which has been ...

First stop, Colonia, Uruguay travel blog

First stop

A travel blog entry by samira_steve

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And it is the beautiful colonial city of Colonia, only 3 hours ferry ride from Buenos Aires in Uruguay. I am very impressed with this city and I look forward to the rest of my stay here in Uruguay. Last night I had dinner at a relatively fancy restaurant ...

Peaceful Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Peaceful Uruguay

A travel blog entry by mevans1811

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... a second wind I think. After our picnic and a few beers a bus picked us up and drove us 4 hours to the capital of Uruguay, Montevideo where we'd spend 3 nights. Our hotel was fantastic! (so good the Fiji rugby team were staying there too), we had a ...

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