Travel Blogs from Uruguay

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Colonia del Sacramento, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Colonia del Sacramento

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary

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We set of this morning with the intention of going to a campsite at Punta Espinilio on the edge of Rio Santa Lucia and the Rio de la Plata, unfortunately on arrival we found that it is closed during the winter season and there was no room to park by the ...

Uruguay Observations, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguay Observations

A travel blog entry by peacefrog

A few random observations or explanations in Uruguay. ____________________________________________________________ ___  General - The culture there is very similar to that in Buenos Aires. It is the "Rio de la Plata" region, around that ...

Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo

A travel blog entry by duncanm

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... , took about 2 hours walk there and back. Visited Plaza Independencia were there is a statue and underground mausoleum of Uruguay's most greatest hero - Artigas. Montevideo is an interesting city to visit, especially the old part of the city where the ...

Uruguay, Colonia de Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguay

A travel blog entry by gsturm

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... extremely well preserved and cared for.  The area we were in was a peninsula jutting into the Rio del Plata separating Uruguay from Argentina, it is about one square mile of cobblestone streets lined with shops and cafes, with two main plazas.  ...

A Colonial stop-over, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

A Colonial stop-over

A travel blog entry by jiewu

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After leaving Montevideo on the bus we didn't see another town until we arrived in Colonia del Sacramento two hours later, just big, flat, green landscapes with the occasional farmstead. Colonia itself is a lovely old cobbled-streeted colonial town ...

Have you ever thought of breaking up with ur mom?!, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Have you ever thought of breaking up with ur mom?!

A travel blog entry by vitako

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... ;plan下之後的Transport & accomodation,因為原先諗住uruguay 只係留5日,但衣家計計埋埋可能留8 - 9 ...

Up the apple to get the dog..., Punta del Diablo, Uruguay travel blog

Up the apple to get the dog...

A travel blog entry by leahrob

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Imagine arriving to a town in complete darkness, roads with no names and the bus leaves you in front of the local police station. Welcome to Punta del Diablo! We were soon greated by our new host, Brian - Owner of El Diablo Tranquilo, who was kind enough ...

Week 4, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Week 4

A travel blog entry by lelblair

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... teatrosolis.org.uy/ (Spanish only) - for the 2 pm performance of students from the Fundacion Sistema de Orquestas Infantiles y Juveniles del Uruguay - www.orquestas.com.uy (in Spanish).  Since it was free, we were warned to get there very early. But, ...

Relaxing Colonia, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Relaxing Colonia

A travel blog entry by rightwayaround

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... of a banana on their sign....I was a bit confused when we discovered that they didn't have any bananas on the menu. The Uruguay Peso is worth 5 US cents, which made everything feel even more expensive than it already was. The old brick roads and old ...

world cup Trophy 1930!, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

world cup Trophy 1930!

A travel blog entry by vitako

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... ;,在香港,問過Grace 才知道,原來在Uruguay 讀architecture ...

Uruguay, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguay

A travel blog entry by esteban

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We weren't really thinking about going to Uruguay before we left London, but it just happened. Anyway, it's a great little country, and we spent the first two nights in Colonia, an hour's hydrofoil ride from Buenos Aires. Colonia was originally a ...

Chuy, Chuy, Uruguay travel blog

Chuy

A travel blog entry by stubo

Getting to Chuy was easy. We hopped on the 8am bus and were in Chuy an hour later. We planned to camp here while we saw a fort and Sarah tried to obtain a Brazilian visa. This plan went out the window..... We went past the campsite which was ...

Three beaches of Uruguay, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Three beaches of Uruguay

A travel blog entry by jennyroberts

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... of people...and still no Aussies! Mark and I picked up a bus bright and early in Chui and got officially stamped into Uruguay with ease. The bus conductor commented that Uruguay was empty now and when we arrived in Punta del Diablo his prediction was ...

Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguay

A travel blog entry by rballesca

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No blog entry here.  I just wanted to increase the percentage of countries I've been to on this trip, as stated by travelpod.  Here are some pics ...

Our final country......Uruguay, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Our final country......Uruguay

A travel blog entry by porradasa

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... a couple of times on the trip......but today it saved our asses....Thank you gel. Tonight we will spend our first night in Uruguay relaxing in the tranquil colonial town of Colonia del Sacramento.  Tomorrow we will put a new tube in my tire (just to ...

Dorms!, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Dorms!

A travel blog entry by caroline_little

After our first dorm experience (not as bad as we thought) in Colonia, we battled a thunder storm and monsoon rain (it seems to follow us) to catch the bus to Montevideo, the Uruguayan capital.  Just before we caught the bus we got an email to tell ...

Lovely, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Lovely

A travel blog entry by jessi330

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Woke up early today, mad rush to shower and get out of the rooms. Breakfast consisted of non-sweetened corn flakes and orange juice - that really tastes like sunny d - which is not orange juice and bread. I ate mostly bread. They were out of coffee. ...

Near Puma Sighting, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Near Puma Sighting

A travel blog entry by mish_brendan

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... true and that Argentina WAS playing rugby here tomorrow. We looked it us on the internet and to our disappointment, Argentina was playing Uruguay tomorrow but in american football, not rugby... Thought it was too good to be true.  That being said, we ...

Uruguay - Colonia de Sacremento, Colonia Del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguay - Colonia de Sacremento

A travel blog entry by seanandalexa

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We left the hostel in BA early to catch the quick ferry to Colonia de Sacremento, in Uruguay. Apart from being a nice colonial town to visit, and another stamp in the passport, we also had another motive for the trip in that we could withdraw some more US ...

Dancing on the bar in Montevideo......., Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Dancing on the bar in Montevideo.......

A travel blog entry by willb

Arrived in Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay, on the 15th and stayed for a few nights. We hired some bikes to do a made up city tour by ourselves, quite a nice city but really small for a capital. We cycled around the coast to relax on a few of the ...

Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo

A travel blog entry by wavey

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... been officially visited. Sadly for the Uruguayos, I didn't go because of the irresistable lure of the wonders of Montevideo or Uruguay, but rather because I needed to renew my tourist visa in Argentina and so had to leave the country and return. The ...

Maldondo, Maldonado, Uruguay travel blog

Maldondo

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary

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Time to move on once again, the campsite was well located for us. It was about a 20 minute stroll into the town to the shops and just five minutes to the beach itself. The last few days have been very cold at night, but we are able to run the electric ...

Punta del Diablo, Punta del Diablo, Uruguay travel blog

Punta del Diablo

A travel blog entry by epijuarez

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When we arrived in Punta Del Diablo we were tired from our lack of sleep on the bus from Montevideo. After 4 nights there, we had quickly got out of the habit of carrying our backpacks around everywhere and now for some reason they seemed heavier than ...

Bus ride to Colonia de Sacramento, Colonia de Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Bus ride to Colonia de Sacramento

A travel blog entry by chris_lynz

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We left Montevideo on a very efficient bus and after a brilliant time in two of South America´s big cities we relaxed in our reclining seats, both yearning for something different and Colonia is just that! Apparantly a former Spanish smugglers port ...

Another Day, another country, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Another Day, another country

A travel blog entry by caroline_little

... .   The next day we packed up and decided to catch a boat across the Rio del Plata river to Colonia in Uruguay.  This is a pretty little Spanish, colonial town which is famous for its 18th century architecture and a real tourist draw in ...

Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo

A travel blog entry by v-atravels0910

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... Rio de la Plata. We booked our ferry tickets through the very efficient Buquebus company which also had a connecting bus onto Uruguay’s capital, Montevideo. 5 hours later we arrived in Montevideo. At the bus station we had an unfortunate run in ...

24 hours in Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

24 hours in Montevideo

A travel blog entry by emilywhitchurch

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   We spent 24 hours in Uruguay's capital city, Montevideo. Doesn't the name just sound so glamorous and playful, "Montevideo"! In reality, it's more a faded sort of grandeur, a bit Brighton's Grand Hotel: slightly flaking and in need of a ...

Billeder :), Punta del Diablo, Uruguay travel blog

Billeder :)

A travel blog entry by agnesbjerre

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Jeg kan ikke helt huske hvilke billeder, der hoerer til hvilke indlaeg, saa nu faar I lige en god blanding fra mine foerste to uger.. (Er dog bange for det bliver en meget lille blanding, for computeren her er meget langsom) ...

The devils´ paradise, Punta del Diablo, Uruguay travel blog

The devils´ paradise

A travel blog entry by sionedworldwide

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Punta del diablo was described to us as a little costal fishing village which during the summer is invaded by hippies, staying in little wooden Cabanas. Sounded ideal to us. When we arrived it looked just like what we had imagined, just dusty dirt ...

Uruguay Fever, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguay Fever

A travel blog entry by jiewu

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... was imperative, she said, not to get bitten by mosquitos as they would then carry the Dengue and spread it. "We don't have Dengue in Uruguay" she told us, which made it clear that if it did get out Ritchie would be the one to blame...   So our stay ...

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