Travel Blogs from Montevideo, Uruguay

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Uruguay Natural, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguay Natural

A travel blog entry by tonydd

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Football in Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Football in Montevideo

A travel blog entry by kirsty.md

... fun. We headed back to the Sheraton for a shower, to do some packing and then went out for one last cheap meal in Montevideo. Uruguay has been a really laid back and fairly relaxing time (not including the bag issue). It's a really nice place to visit ...

Day 33 - World Cup glory!, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Day 33 - World Cup glory!

A travel blog entry by jonathanlillie

... he had set the alarm wrong and I hadn`t noticed. No wonder it was absolutely boiling!So that meant we didn`t get to Montevideo until 2pm only giving us 4 hours before our overnight bus from there to Cordoba. The plan was to find the "Estadio ...

Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo

A travel blog entry by lucasandaimz

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I feel as though it was bad planning by the trip to have us go from laid back rural life at the ranch to the bustling capital city. I just resented being in a city again after the quiet pace of the past few days. It was also a bit of a nothing stop we ...

Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo

A travel blog entry by therasp

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Spent a few days in the capital of Uruguay - Montevideo visiting antique markets and the old city. Surprisingly well developed and had a great time hanging with a friend of mine who is living there at the ...

An Uruguayan adventure, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

An Uruguayan adventure

A travel blog entry by piero

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... . Colonia - you have guessed it - is very colonial and charming, with its narrow streets and neo colonial architecture. Montevideo is vibrant, but much more manageable than Buenos Aires, and again the welcome I received was not comparable. About ...

mooching about Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

mooching about Montevideo

A travel blog entry by ristohannah

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... , although they have a Soviet-Russia style trading system going on; in order to purchase a solitary fridge magnet memento of Montevideo for one's mother one must not simply select the desired magnet and part with the appropriate cash payment. Oh ...

A brief stop in Montevideo, Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

A brief stop in Montevideo, Uruguay

A travel blog entry by conoromahony

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... 've taken so far. Great bus and no hassle with ferry or Uruguayan border crossing. Very easy to see the European influence in Montevideo, particularly in the architecture. Prices are cheaper than Brazil. Bus is 80c. Food and beer cheap too. If we’d ...

01/06/05, Colonia, Uruguay travel blog

01/06/05

A travel blog entry by lgonzi

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My quest for as many passport stamps as I can possibly accrue continued here for the day. Colonia is a tiny port town just across from BA and is apparently full of Argentines during the summer though in winter it is very quiet. They did have some ...

WALLS revisited in Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

WALLS revisited in Montevideo

A travel blog entry by chris-roisin

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... line and then, walking in a straight line, will eventually bring you to the main square of Montevideo, Plaza Independiencia. Today is Sunday and Uruguay being a very religious country is closed, literally. Apart from wandering souls from the Star ...

If you haven´t seen it, you didn´t miss anything., Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

If you haven´t seen it, you didn´t miss anything.

A travel blog entry by bjornrosier

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... mate cup and in the other hand a large thermos - a really funny (and stupid) sight ;-) From Montevideo we went by bus to our final destination in Uruguay to Colonia del Sacramento. Colonia is one of the oldest towns in Uruguay and has a beautiful historic ...

Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguay

A travel blog entry by macken

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... as we had stayed late in the bar, went to the beach for an hour or two and then got the bus to Montevideo, the nation´s capital.   We treated ourselves to a room in the Ibis hotel, which was actually the same price as our dorm ...

Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo

A travel blog entry by schnaefu

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The busride from Colonia to Montevideo (the capital of Uruguay) took me 2.5 hours. I didn't really see much from the countryside as I was sleeping almost the whole time... hi hi... Don't know what's wrong with me but as soon as I get on a bus or car I ...

The bureaucracy in Montevideo, taxis and motorbike, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

The bureaucracy in Montevideo, taxis and motorbike

A travel blog entry by tjanus

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So, the whole truth about our bikes and the customs procedures in Montevideo have been revealed today. The BMWs, Africa and the Zebra are all safe and sound in one of the warehouses in the harbour. We had a chance to go there and take a look and even ...

Misty Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Misty Montevideo

A travel blog entry by squiresmm

... main walk and to the centre of the city - very busy with people finishing work and tourists all over the place, but Montevideo does have a certain charm. Coming across things such as the Lock Fountain, where couple write their initials on a lock and lock ...

The first foray out of BA, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

The first foray out of BA

A travel blog entry by cookage

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... boat after all, not sure how we managed that, but we connected with the bus and hoofed it straight to Montevideo.  Another magnificent terminal, Tres Cruces.  We were introduced there to the local beer "Patricia" and chivitos, ...

An escape to the city, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

An escape to the city

A travel blog entry by kateharland

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... took the 9am bus to Montevideo, it was only two and a half hours on the bus so we arrived by lunch time. Montevideo is the capital of Uruguay. It's a city like any other city so we only plan on staying tonight then moving on tomorrow. However, we have ...

A whole weekend in one square mile, Colonia, Uruguay travel blog

A whole weekend in one square mile

A travel blog entry by beglisc

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... A RESERVATION.  We had echoes of that horrible night in Tulum as evening approached and we realized we weren't going to Montevideo.  Just like in Mexico, we moved from hotel to hotel, only to be told there was no room.  (I ...

Back to civilisation, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Back to civilisation

A travel blog entry by tjanus

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... to be there on time but due to some incomprehensible dark forces we ran out of fuel on the side of some road in Montevideo. Rogal was nominated with a unanimous decision to bring us some petrol in one of the spare jerry cans. The task was completed with ...

Urugauy Now Enjoying 21 Years of Democracy, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Urugauy Now Enjoying 21 Years of Democracy

A travel blog entry by sunnysean

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... their presences as well :-) Anyway in 1984 democracy was restored and all has been peaceful since. All that aside, the capital Montevideo is a lovely city. I noticed less of a police / army presence on the streets than in other South American cities. ...

Home of 2 world cups, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Home of 2 world cups

A travel blog entry by bigusredus

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We took the ferry over to Montevideo, we reckon soon to be renamed monteDVD. We met up with a couple of big American guys, on the way over, we had chummed with in BA. Both fireman and larger than life who really enjoyed me slegging ...

Atlantique sud / Southern Atlantic, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Atlantique sud / Southern Atlantic

A travel blog entry by siegfried_h.

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... être notre dernier jour de voyage. Mais Dieu seul sait ce qu'il peut encore arrivé. Mon plan est de voler jusqu'à Montevideo, Uruguay, pour un arrêt technique et s'assurer que nous avons le droit d'entrer en Argentine. Ensuite un petit saut pour ...

Downtown Colonia, Uruguay, Colonia, Uruguay travel blog

Downtown Colonia, Uruguay

A travel blog entry by rfoat

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... succeeded. The people were very helpful. We also purchased another necessity of life...a bottle of red wine. The exchange rate in Uruguay is about 10 pesos:1 us dollars, Argentina is about 3:1 and Chile about 1000 to 1 US dollar. The little town of ...

Chilling in Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Chilling in Uruguay

A travel blog entry by parkerich

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... US$12 each per night, we are not complaining! Yesterday we arrived and enjoyed some chilling time on the beach in Montevideo - culminating in an amazing sunset viewed from the top of a hill overlooking the sea and downtown MV. Without realising until ...

"Ur a Guy" in Uruguay

A travel blog entry by julesandjosh

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... seafood because the fisherman are too lazy and stoned to bother! Also there is no ATM so bring cash! 5 hours east of Montevideo Valiza Gorgeous deserted beach side village approx 2 hours from Diablo. Met a great bunch of travellers in Diablo so Jules ...

Buenos Aires to Rio Unplugged, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Buenos Aires to Rio Unplugged

A travel blog entry by franmullineux

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... the town even further. The next morning we were off again - this time on a bus for three hours to the capital of Uruguay, Montevideo. One thing I liked about this tour was the way that we used public transport as much as possible. It was surprising how ...

Un aprem´ à Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Un aprem´ à Montevideo

A travel blog entry by bourlingueur

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Dès le matin nous prenons le bus pour la capitale, Montevideo. Cette ville est connue comme étant la capitale la plus paisible de toute l´Amérique Latine. En effet dès notre arrivée on remarque qu´ici tout a l`air plus calme. Moins de circulation, ...

Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo

A travel blog entry by westy23

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To be ...

Llamadas en Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Llamadas en Montevideo

A travel blog entry by dianeontheroad

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Ok, so I left David on Thursday afternoon to head for Montevideo to watch the Llamadas (parades through the streets of MVD which form part of the carnaval celebrations). He very kindly organised for me to stay with another couchsurfing host who has ...

Montevideo, Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo, Uruguay

A travel blog entry by allisonakemi

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... ... it was in style!  :)  I took a boat directly from Buenos Aires to Colonia, Uruguay where I connected with a bus straight to Montevideo.  The entire journey including immigration took under 7 hours.  The immigration was all done ...

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