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Rio de Janeiro

Our journey from Montevideo wasn’t the shortest route as we had to first fly across the Rio de Plata to Buenos Aires and from there we flew up to Rio. We arrived late in Rio at around 10pm so we jumped straight in a cab to our hotel. As this was the last stop on our...

Montevideo

Once we’d dropped off the Beast at the port we were free to enjoy Montevideo and we had a couple of nights booked in a central city hotel from which to explore the city. Our hotel was just round the corner from the central Independence square and this was where we...

Colonia del Sacramento

Oldest Street in Colonia Colonia is a beautiful city in the South West of Uruguay. It is one of the oldest cities in the country and was established in 1680 as a walled town.  The city itself changed hands between the Spanish and the Portuguese before finally coming...

Southern Uruguay

After a few relaxing days in Santa Teresa we continued our journey South knowing that we had to be in Montevideo in a couple of weeks as we had organised shipping for the Beast back to Europe. Driving down the coastal road was a joy with a good road surface and almost...