Travel Blogs from Uruguay

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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 ...

Hey look Marge, there is a country called U R Gay!, Salto, Uruguay travel blog

Hey look Marge, there is a country called U R Gay!

A travel blog entry by peteindira

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... hotel manager.  Maybe it's the fact that we've gone from out of the way parts of Argentina into the second biggest city in Uruguay or maybe it's just a coincidence to meet all these people at once, but it has made life easier, even if just for a day. ...

Too much food, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Too much food

A travel blog entry by zmasey

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Montevideo and Colonia del Sacramento, Colonia, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo and Colonia del Sacramento

A travel blog entry by ktsmith

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So I had a very easy journey across the border into Uruguay - took a night bus again and was worried I would have to get clear immigration at 3am but I woke up at after 9 hours blissful sleep not even knowing what country I was in until I was handed back ...

Relaxing in Punta del Este, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Relaxing in Punta del Este

A travel blog entry by cherub94

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Punta del Este, literally translates as the East Point (it sounds much nicer in Spanish!) On the west side of the point is the river and on the east side is the atlantic sea, producing a green, slightly murky water where the two combine. Punta del Este ...

Brief stopover in quaint little ex-smuggling port, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Brief stopover in quaint little ex-smuggling port

A travel blog entry by tcorrea

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On my way to Punta del Este (Uruguay), I had a brief stopover in a little ex-smuggling town of Colonia. This town was small, quaint, and very pretty. Old cobbled streets, river views, and ruins from the days when the Brazilians built the city to smuggle ...

Mucho Gusto Señor Uruguay, Colonia, Uruguay travel blog

Mucho Gusto Señor Uruguay

A travel blog entry by gulimero

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Wow, huebsche stadt colonia, viele verwinkelte gaesschen, cafes, ruinen, meer und das richtige chill-out flair! leider war ich nur einen tag in dieser stadt, da ich meine gessellschaft spenden musste und dies auch sehr gerne getan habe. also gings nach ...

Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo

A travel blog entry by stubo

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Got the overnight bus to Montevideo and didnt sleep too much - Sarah not at all although she managed to consume umpteen cakes and sandwiches when she was only ment to have one pack! 1 Woke up to find a whole load which she had stolen under her seat!! ...

Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo

A travel blog entry by steviesteveo

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Look for Forlan!, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Look for Forlan!

A travel blog entry by vitako

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... ;事亦相當吸引 so I share with you all (I have asked his permission :P) ===ENGLISH=== Last night, two uruguay people came to my dorm room. Named macarena & Tania, they worked as social workers and lived in montevideo ...

A Way to defeat Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

A Way to defeat Uruguay

A travel blog entry by vitako

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... hostel group - clean, secure, good kitchen) I am lucky. Every year in the last weekend of September it is called Patrimonio in Uruguay. Many cultural performance is free of charge on the street. But all are in spanish so I don't really understand. Then I ...

Fray Bentos, Fray Bentos, Uruguay travel blog

Fray Bentos

A travel blog entry by mikeandmary

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... It even includes a 150 year old bandstand that is an exact copy of that used in Crystal Palace! We have certainly found that Uruguay has been the friendliest and cleanest country with some of the best roads. We would recommend the country to anyone, even ...

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 Day Trip to Uruguay, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

A Day Trip to Uruguay

A travel blog entry by wanderingblonde

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  Friday, we day-tripped across the water to Uruguay.  The historical town of Colonia lies only a couple of hours across the Rio de la Plata from Buenos Aires, accessible by ferry.  As we walked out of the ferry terminal towards Colonia, ...

Uruguay, la pequena hermana, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguay, la pequena hermana

A travel blog entry by ethnikalatina

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... Centenario " qui a accueilli la première Coupe du Monde de Football en 1930 . Cette petite escapade de quelques jours en Uruguay nous a agréablement surpris, nous n'avions finalement aucune idée de ce que nous allions trouver. Avec une apparence zen et ...

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 ...

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