Travel Blogs from Uruguay

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Christmas Eve, Puerta del Diablo, Uruguay travel blog

Christmas Eve

A travel blog entry by vetliz

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... is not great for swimming.   But then there's a lovely beach less that a kilometre away...must I take responsibility for Uruguay's future? On the other hand, it could be a good investment... At breakfast I watch surfers on the beach - all ...

Crossing the Río de la Plata, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Crossing the Río de la Plata

A travel blog entry by 12_months_off

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... of Colonia's Barrio Histórico. Some strategically parked classic cars make the picture complete. I've totalled a mere three days in Uruguay which doesn't do much justice to this charming and inviting country. Uruguay has been a very pleasant surprise. ...

Colonia del Sacramento Uruguay, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Colonia del Sacramento Uruguay

A travel blog entry by mxcna78

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Tuesday March 22, 2005 Buenos Aires, Argentina to Colonia, Uruguay We boarded the ferry for Colonia Uruguay at 9a.m and arrived 3 hours later plus a one hour time difference. The Hotel Beltran was a few minutes from the port. It was quite a challenge to ...

Carne y Carnaval in Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Carne y Carnaval in Uruguay

A travel blog entry by els_and_peter

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... not local. It is not until it no longer happens that we realise how wearying it has been to be constantly regarded as 'strange'. Uruguay is a largely very flat country and the roads are good. As usual most people on the bus fall asleep except for me ...

A beautiful step back in time, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

A beautiful step back in time

A travel blog entry by brenards

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... , with dinner over champers on the first night went down a treat! We really got amongst the no-stress laid back lifestyle that Uruguay is known for, and really just laxed and explored every inch of Colonia over the time we were here! We ate well like ...

The One in Punta del Este, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

The One in Punta del Este

A travel blog entry by alycat09

... they were closed (of course). Thursday night, of course, was thanksgiving dinner!! But, imagine trying to find one of those in Uruguay. We went to the Uruguayan Yacht Club and at ethings like gnocchi, pasta, fish, and steak. Extremely delicious, but not ...

Reunion, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Reunion

A travel blog entry by tjanus

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... Tampa Bay in the morning. The only thing I know he's some kind of an engineer, he's unemployed and wanting to live in Uruguay but more importantly he brought over 100 grams of grass on an airplane from Miami to Montevideo!!!!. He didn't know if they had ...

Checking out the

Checking out the "Hamptons of Buenos Aires"

A travel blog entry by clarasudamerica

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Punte del Este does not boast the most beautiful beaches I have ever seen, but it is glamorous town and worth a visit. I just wish I had more time here! It was a bit of a hassle to get to Punte del Este from BA, and I only spent one afternoon ...

the small capital, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

the small capital

A travel blog entry by ilovemonkeys

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i have had 4 days here in the capital of uruguay. 2 days of incessant rain and 2 days of glorious sunshine. i have spent the last 2 nights with servas and anita has been an amazing host - giving me a city tour, taking me to markets, and even a modern ...

Montevideo, achoo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo, achoo

A travel blog entry by puncturethief

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Montevideo, Uruguay. Goodbye, Brasil. Goodbye, Portuguese. The Red Hostel is a very good place with cool, energetic staff - except when its rooms or water are cold, or when the dim lights prevent you from reading at night. Here we watch ...

Punta del Este, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Punta del Este

A travel blog entry by darrenlotta

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Punta del ...

Beach, lake and wetlands, San Gregorio de Polanco, Uruguay travel blog

Beach, lake and wetlands

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant

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Driving east from Montevideo we head for the white sands of eastern Uruguay. The Brazilian and Argentines come here for their holidays. This is the costas of Uruguay. We stop for lunch on a headland and can see Pinta del Este in the distance we could be ...

We're tourists who do touristy things, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

We're tourists who do touristy things

A travel blog entry by tanzamarie

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... 10:30). We got ready and then took a cab to the Buquebus station across town. We were trying to make the 12:30 boat to Colonial Uruguay but we got there at 12:27 and so they told us we would have to take the 2 p.m. ship. After a little consideration, we ...

Salto, Salto, Uruguay travel blog

Salto

A travel blog entry by askalicia.com

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Capital of Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Capital of Uruguay

A travel blog entry by teamjamesnshell

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Montevideo (pronounced Monte-vid-ayo) It was only a 6 hour bus ride to get here so we caught it in the day time and the bus had wi-fi on it, so that was pretty handy! As we were coming in my first thoughts were, just another big city, museums, shopping ...

mate', meat and peñarol, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

mate', meat and peñarol

A travel blog entry by brettelmer

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It's a clear sign of my growing maturity that the 2 things I've thought most about since entering Uruguay have been football and 'The Simpsons'. I guess the football is understandable, and I will explain it further later, but why 'The Simpsons'? Not The ...

Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguay

A travel blog entry by spanglish_times

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Got the  Buquebus boat  from Buenos Aires to Colonia in Uruguay. Colonia is a lovely cute old style town with loads of cobblestone streets and old style street lights, but the water is a murky brown and not very inviting for a ...

I miss it already, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

I miss it already

A travel blog entry by southwickchris

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Ended up staying longer than I thought in Presidente, but it was fun there.  Arrived in Foz do Iguaçu eventually and took off for the waterfalls.  It was sort of a strange feeling being out in this part of the country after living the ...

Colonia, Colonia, Uruguay travel blog

Colonia

A travel blog entry by katenjosh

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Colonia was the town we had to catch the ferry from back to BA. We spent a sunny afternoon wandering around the cobblestone streets admiring the old houses, sitting outside have a lazy late lunch and climbing to the top of the lighthouse to get some ...

Carmelo landing, Carmelo, Uruguay travel blog

Carmelo landing

A travel blog entry by bron_and_eli

Carmelo ...

What a birthday!, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

What a birthday!

A travel blog entry by riversbeyond

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... ; Today is my birthday, and we are happily ensconced in a luxury apartment overlooking the yacht basin in Punta del Este, Uruguay.  Punta, as it's called here, is the most exclusive resort in South America, and a favorite of international ...

sleepy little beach town, La Paloma, Uruguay travel blog

sleepy little beach town

A travel blog entry by carlyabroad

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we had got up early in Montevideo to catch the first bus to Punta del Diablo but there was only 1 seat left when we got there so we improvised and took a bus to La Paloma. We had read it was a surf spot with a beautiful coast line. The reality of off ...

Devils and Widows..., Punta del Diablo, Uruguay travel blog

Devils and Widows...

A travel blog entry by smile-a-day

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... excited to see the bull ring, which opened in 1910 with a capacity of 10,000 people. Unfortunately for the owners Uruguay outlawed bull fighting 2 years later and the building was abandoned. We arrived to find the building fenced off and inaccessible to ...

Mar 22, 2011, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Mar 22, 2011

A travel blog entry by andrew_leesia

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Mar 23, 2011, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Mar 23, 2011

A travel blog entry by andrew_leesia

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Dagstur til Uruguay, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Dagstur til Uruguay

A travel blog entry by helguth

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I dag onsdag 14.10 har vi várt pa en dagstur til Uruguay. Det gikk en baat fra Buenos Aires som vi tok. Baten tok ca 1 time og vi havnet opp i en gammel forblaast by Colonia Del Sacramento. Denne byen er pa Unescos verdensarvliste.. Her var det absolutt ...

Colonia and the Cold, Colonia, Uruguay travel blog

Colonia and the Cold

A travel blog entry by grenzenlos

We awoke shivering at the crack of dawn and made it to the Buquebus terminal for our catamaran trip to Uruguay across the river (actually a bay) Rio de la Plata.  Although the ferry ads claimed it was the fastest ferry in the world, the speed was ...

Uruguay!, Colonia del Sacramento!, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguay!

A travel blog entry by stefi.usa

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... da ormai 3 mesi i ponti sono bloccati da manifestastazioni argentine che protestano contro una fabbrica di cellulosa che l'Uruguay vuole costruire. A parte questo dettaglio argentini e uruguayani si considerano fratelli e vanno d'amore e d'accordo. ...

Our own shack, Punta del Diablo, Uruguay travel blog

Our own shack

A travel blog entry by jon-daniella

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... and remained like that till we woke up! Punta Del Diablo is a very small  fishing village not far from the Brazil-Uruguay border, it is a very rustic and simple place, nevertheless when we arrived (around Xmas time) it was jampacked with tourists, ...

Time for some fun in the sun!, Colonia, Uruguay travel blog

Time for some fun in the sun!

A travel blog entry by suze.lance

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... year and a half and only once on this side of the road. I was a little scared myself. Driving along the dirt roads of Uruguay I was starting to feel pretty comfortable and Marty looked much less tense. We were talking away and before I knew it I had come ...

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