Travel Blogs from Uruguay

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Be careful where you tread....., Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Be careful where you tread.....

A travel blog entry by andyryder

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... , and let us imto the apartment, it was gorgeous and we had it all to ourselves. We celebrated by opening a bottle of Tannat, Uruguay's finest! Sharon had left our bottle of holy water in the bus station, it had been blessed by the Tibetan monk in ...

Uruguay - Sorry we're closed, Cabo Polonio, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguay - Sorry we're closed

A travel blog entry by andyryder

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We started our brief tour of Uruguay with a visit to Punta Del Este. Montevideans flock here in the summer, they leave the high rise apartments of Montevideo to come to the high righ apartments of Punte del Este. Talk about a busman's ...

Bye Bye Uruguay!, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Bye Bye Uruguay!

A travel blog entry by dave-mcgowan

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... in Santiago, on a 5 day trek or anywhere else you can imagine. More practically we may have somewhere to stay in these places. Uruguay does meat very well but could do wth a few pointers on supermarkets and change. Apart form that a lovely time has been ...

Colonia del Sacramento, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Colonia del Sacramento

A travel blog entry by travelnerd

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Ahhhh, Colonia. If you want to get away with doing absolutely nothing, this is the place to do it. In colonia, we walked around the streets that are paved with petrified wood cobblestones, and drank lots of wine, ate lots of cheese and crackers, and did ...

desolated borders and beaches, Punta del Diablo, Uruguay travel blog

desolated borders and beaches

A travel blog entry by marie-line

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Just when I accepted traveling alone has its perks, and I really enjoy the freedom, I met James to join me a bit. Doesn't life has its funny ways! We took a nightbus to the bordertown chui, where we walked over the border without noticing too much, it ...

Colonia, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Colonia

A travel blog entry by leprefrog

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... a big trip from Santiago to Mendoza, then the night bus to BA. Finally in the morning, we took the ferry to Colonia, in Uruguay. Colonia is a nice little town by the sea. It reminds me of some villages in the south of France. There are loads of flowers ...

Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo

A travel blog entry by dlaunay

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The one in L'Auberge Espagnole, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

The one in L'Auberge Espagnole

A travel blog entry by alycat09

... name of the hostel we stayed in was El Albergue Español (de Colonia) but for tache and tina, i gave this blog a better title. In Uruguay for the long weekend. having fun. spent yesterday and the night in Colonia where the ferry got in. we took a bus to ...

"Bankman and a backpacker"

A travel blog entry by tsovik

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... Jose var helt suveren! Masse småkoselige byer og fantastiske strender/natur. Og folk her er super hyggelige. Liker virkelig Uruguay! I´m coming back summertime! Turen ble avsluttet i Montevideo, der jeg spanderte på meg tripadvisor nr. 1 restaurant. ...

Feb 19, 2010, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Feb 19, 2010

A travel blog entry by dlaunay

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Crossing the river plate, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Crossing the river plate

A travel blog entry by jon-daniella

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... and absorb the atmosphere. In the evening, we met a couple, brother and sister who from Colombia and travelling around Argentina and Uruguay. We took the opportunity the ask questions about their country, as we will be visiting it in a few months time, ...

Montevideo - capital of Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo - capital of Uruguay

A travel blog entry by jon-daniella

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... throw from the city centre, a family run hostel, it was quite nice, not cheap, like everything we were discovering in Uruguay, after coming from Argentina, prices are high, our plan was to stay in Montevideo for 1 night before heading eastwards to the ...

Beef and beaches, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Beef and beaches

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant

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... bridging point and the border. There is a huge bridge joining the two banks of the river. Once sagely through the border into Uruguay we head for Fray Bentos which will conjure up corn beef sandwiches and steak pies in every Englishman. As it is Sunday ...

Wo sich Reich und Schön trifft!, Maldonado, Uruguay travel blog

Wo sich Reich und Schön trifft!

A travel blog entry by teresitaykusito

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Maldonado ist die Nachbarstadt von Punta del Este einem angeblich internationalen Badeort, wo sich die Crème de la Crème Sonnencrème auf die Haut schmiert und sich in der Sonne braten lässt. Da der Himmel die ganze Zeit bedeckt war, vergassen wir ...

Punta del este plus tt la ote uruguayaine, Punta del Este, Uruguay travel blog

Punta del este plus tt la ote uruguayaine

A travel blog entry by liviou

Ferries, buses, taxis, buses buses buses, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Ferries, buses, taxis, buses buses buses

A travel blog entry by nikstravel2010

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... us change and a ticket. we must have looked so confused. so in argentina there is a bus driver and a coin machine, and in uruguay there is a bus driver and a money-ticket lady.... GOD who would of thought buses would be the one thing we get all muddled ...

Wiederbelebungsversuche in Uruguay..., Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Wiederbelebungsversuche in Uruguay...

A travel blog entry by doscompletos

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Wir haben Argentinien verlassen und sind mit der Faehre ueber den Rio de la Plata geschippert. Colonia del Sacramento ist der perfekte Ort um sich vom anstrengenden Grossstadtleben zu erholen... und das haben wir auch bitter noetig! Beide haben ...

beautiful colonia, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

beautiful colonia

A travel blog entry by shadow13

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just a few hours in this gorgeous seaside town as got the bus here from montevideo to catch the boat across the water back to argentina.  so hot today, about 34 degrees and the sun is strong.  we walked around a bit to see the town and had an ...

Punta del Diablo, Punta del Diablo, Uruguay travel blog

Punta del Diablo

A travel blog entry by guyandcalum

... with some locals, and then bought loads of wood and made a huge fire in our cabin and sat up drinking honey grappa (uruguay`s typical drink) and playing cards. We walked along the coast onto the point the next morning and saw dolphins swimming just a ...

Day tripping, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Day tripping

A travel blog entry by matt72

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... it being true. Unless you live near the border. Or are staying there. Which you wouldn't do very often. Nonetheless, we are in Uruguay, just for the day. And I thought I'd create a new blog entry, for the sheer prestige of adding another country. It ...

Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Uruguay

A travel blog entry by alisoncuddy

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We left Buenos Aires on a ferry and went to the small colonial town of Colonia.  It was a small town with lots of cute shops and a lighthouse with a very windy view.  The rain had found us again but somehow at sunset the clouds parted and we ...

Day 88 - Uruguay, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Day 88 - Uruguay

A travel blog entry by oldhamguy

... was £5 for most of the main dishes, but I didn't fancy walking about in the rain. I wanted to try something that was typical Uruguay so Ismael ordered Chivito for us both.  I had seen someone eating it in Chile but had already eaten so didn't try ...

Montevideo,Punta Del Este & Colonial, Uruguay, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo,Punta Del Este & Colonial

A travel blog entry by simbah

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... the Argentinien side also which is supposed to be more impressive! So i got the bus across the border from Argentina colon to Uruguay,Montevideo & spent 5dyas here. It is a really clean country & the people are nice. Met a few people that speak really ...

Tacuarembo, the Gaucho town, Tacuarembo, Uruguay travel blog

Tacuarembo, the Gaucho town

A travel blog entry by gypsylifestyle

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We took a bus from Colonia to Tacuarembo in northern Uruguay. This is in true "Gaucho" country. The men in town still wear the gaucho boots with their pants tucked in and a beret on their heads and they ALL walk around town with their “yerba ...

I want no more riding in rain again, Somewhere south of Trinidad, Uruguay travel blog

I want no more riding in rain again

A travel blog entry by tjanus

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... tape is good for everything but seldom perfect:( I was going slow otherwise the drops were getting into my eyes. I reached the border with Uruguay when it was already getting dark because I had to spend at least an hour looking for an open bar in a nearby ...

Luxury in Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Luxury in Montevideo

A travel blog entry by kirsty.md

When we got up we decided to visit Montevideo's old city and the Aerolineas Argentinas' office to see if we could find out anymore on Jack's bag. We were also wishing we had my guidebook which was in Jack's luggage as it would have helped us find the ...

A small Uruguayian town...a world heritage site., Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

A small Uruguayian town...a world heritage site.

A travel blog entry by skintsaint

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... in 1680 by the Portugese and was changed hands with the Spanish many times, and even the Brazlians owned it for a time until Uruguay claimed independance. We only had a day here so took time to wander around the various old buildings and roads, taking in ...

Montevideo killed the radio star!, Montevideo, Uruguay travel blog

Montevideo killed the radio star!

A travel blog entry by skintsaint

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We took the three hour coach journey from Colonia upto the centre of Montevideo, was a good chance to see the countryside of Uruguay, although the heavy rain storms didn't exactly give it a good look! We arrived on time and caught a taxi to our hotel ...

Pit Stop, Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay travel blog

Pit Stop

A travel blog entry by meganfisher

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... my smartest plan as it was really hot and sunny. I was a lovely shade of red for the rest of the day! When I arrived in Uruguay, I was still debating whether to go straight to Montevideo, but when I couldn't get money at the ATM in the boat terminal, I ...

Making Beach, Punta del Diablo, Uruguay travel blog

Making Beach

A travel blog entry by meganfisher

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... the hostel and was, of course, one of the only people who spoke English there. I practiced my Spanglish though. The pace of life in Uruguay is really slow. It takes a bit to get used to slowing down and taking your time. I have a tendency to walk like I ...

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