Travel Blogs from Uruguay

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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 ...

Ruta al Est, Punta del Est, Uruguay travel blog

Ruta al Est

A travel blog entry by emanorsa

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Hola! Lasciata Buenos Aires con tutti i compagni di viaggio finalmente sono rimasto solo, finalmente si fa per dire perche' in realta' essere soli a viaggiare si e' dimostrato piu' malinconico del previsto, soprattutto il primo giorno! Comunque ho ...

Spontaneous Trip to Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Spontaneous Trip to Uruguay

A travel blog entry by tristan_g

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to be ...

El viejo y el mar., Punta del Diablo, Uruguay travel blog

El viejo y el mar.

A travel blog entry by trixyone

... the word of a fellow traveller and an insignificant sentence in our travel guide, Natalie and I decided to go to Punta del Diablo, Uruguay. The trip there took a total of 19 hours with a stop in Montevideo. The capital city is old and crumbly. Many of ...

Couchsurfing near Carmelo, Carmelo, Uruguay travel blog

Couchsurfing near Carmelo

A travel blog entry by dianeontheroad

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If you haven't heard of couchsurfing then check out the link below: http://www.couchsurfing.org/ I was a bit hesitant about couchsurfing but needn't have been at all. I contacted David last week to see if I could stay with him for a couple of nights on ...

Livin' it up with Uruguay's rich & famous, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Livin' it up with Uruguay's rich & famous

A travel blog entry by benyclaire

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So, back on another bus, we headed east to the upmarket resort city of Punta del Este - a comparatively short 2 hour ride. We had left our big bags at Montevideo, so we could walk around easier (plus save Bens back from more damage) and find somewhere ...

Uraguay, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Uraguay

A travel blog entry by zoeclares

Today i am in Colonia, Uraguay although it was with luck and speed that i made my ferry due to last nights improntu leaving drinks at the hostel which culminated, in typical Buenos Aires style, in arriving at a club in Palermo at 3am and dancing away the ...

Porto Alegre & Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Porto Alegre & Montevideo

A travel blog entry by hi_from_sa

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Punta del Diablo, Punta del Diablo, Uruguay travel blog

Punta del Diablo

A travel blog entry by bron_and_eli

Punta del ...

Montevideo and a small hiccup in Colonia, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo and a small hiccup in Colonia

A travel blog entry by wabbey

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... of the town wasn't quite as pleasant as anticipated. As such, we briskly moved on to our next stop, Montevideo, Uruguay's capital city. The capital was not dissimilar to your average city of similar population. Apparently it is one of South America's ...

Sun Surf and Siesta!, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Sun Surf and Siesta!

A travel blog entry by nikstravel2010

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... get ('americanos? pffffftttt!') we are here for 3 more nights and then we will continue our cruising up the beaches of uruguay.. i am looking forward to getting up to some more remote beachey towns.. punta is beautiful but it is super crowded... almost ...

A quick trip to Uruguay, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

A quick trip to Uruguay

A travel blog entry by ryanislost

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The whole time I was in Buenos Aires I had a plan to head over to Uruguay and have a quick look. The longer I stayed in the city the harder it was to leave, even if only for a day. But with a day free before heading north I decided to make the trip with ...

a couple of days in Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

a couple of days in Montevideo

A travel blog entry by los2gringos

... by the beach. Lots of people jogging, playing soccer or rugby, and looking beautiful and happy. By the way, the women in Uruguay are very beautiful! The man not so much. A highlight was the walking tour at Teatro Solis, a theater built in the late ...

Montevideo Killed the Radio Star, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo Killed the Radio Star

A travel blog entry by comeasyouare

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... , as well as feature exhibitions by other Uruguayans. Joaquin Torres Garcia is so popular there, he is cast in the $5 peso. While Uruguay is more expensive that Argentina, I am still glad I came. It was worth hopping over the three hour ferry ride since ...

The Gaucho Life For Us, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

The Gaucho Life For Us

A travel blog entry by squiresmm

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... usual ranch animals are lots of emu route birds running all over the place. These are not Juans, these birds are wild in Uruguay & originate from further South. There is superstition behind killing these birds so the gauchos let them be, they are not ...

First ever world cup stadium, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

First ever world cup stadium

A travel blog entry by mattyjordan

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... . We checked out a few trophies, amongst which, was the trophy from the first world cup in 1930, played at this very stadium, which Uruguay happened to win. We parted ways for a bit jenny, jez and joel went back to the hostel to get dinner started and I ...

La Barra, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

La Barra

A travel blog entry by will.traveller

La Barra is a 20 minute bus ride but a world away. It has that glitzy feel but without the volume of people. Some great restaurants and bars and an interesting coastline to ...

Sunset and chinchulines, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Sunset and chinchulines

A travel blog entry by mattalves

And so, after another night partying, we head to Montevideo, Uruguay's capital city. Not far from Punta, we get there after a couple of hours. After finding a place to stay - HI Schirmann Munker, a really good hostel and conveniently located door-to-door ...

Punta del diablo, Rocha, Uruguay travel blog

Punta del diablo

A travel blog entry by saralouisekelly

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Karumbe, Rocha, Uruguay travel blog

Karumbe

A travel blog entry by saralouisekelly

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Chuy, Chuy, Uruguay travel blog

Chuy

A travel blog entry by saralouisekelly

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Ranch, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

Ranch

A travel blog entry by saralouisekelly

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