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The road to Buenos Aires

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Uruguay has lots of lovely vintage cars.Buenos Aires, Argentina [by Paula] The urge to just get ‘there’ – wherever there may be – is not something with which the slow traveller is familiar. Whilst most of us have goals…

Montevideo

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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…

Colonia del Sacramento

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Oldest Street in ColoniaColonia 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…

Southern Uruguay

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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…

Santa Teresa National Park

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Our first stop off in Uruguay was just over the border at the small seaside town of Barra del Chuy. We found a massive campsite with over 500 pitches which was completely deserted. This was to become a theme in…

COLONIA DEL SACRAMENTO – URUGUAI

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Colonia del Sacramento é o ponto de partida das balsas que fazem a travessia para Buenos Aires e onde se faz oficialmente a travessias entre os dois países.Mais um pouco de  wikipédia: Alguns anos após o Descobrimento do Brasil, uma…

MONTEVIDEO – URUGUAI

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Capital do Uruguai, Montevideo possui cerca de 2 milhões de habitantes e foi em 2007 eleita a melhor qualidade de vida da América Latina, e está hoje entre as 30  cidades mais seguras do mundo.Quanto a qualidade de vida, não…

PUNTA DEL ESTE – URUGUAI

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No café da manhã, ainda em Chui, havia em cada uma das mesas um folder das atrações próximas a cidade, entre elas a Fortaleza de Santa Teresa.20 Km depois, pela rota 9, já no Uruguai, vimos a placa na estrada…

CHUI – RS / URUGUAI

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Saimos de Gramado com destino a Chui-RS, mas devido a distância, programamos uma parada em Pelotas-RS. Chegamos na cidade as 6 da tarde de sexta feira e tivemos que encarar o trânsito peculiar para o dia e horário, mas nada…

One Gigantic Circle

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We are back in Montevideo after almost 5 months and 20 000kms. We are staying at the same hostel, Impecable, and I remember the last time I sat in the seat. We were waiting for the Land Rover to arrive…

Moglander on the High Seas

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After a few days of waiting in Honfleur in France, we finally boarded the Grande San Paulo on the 7th August, for the next part of our adventure and for us a new continent South America. At last, our ship…

Oooorooogway….!!!

The ferry docked in Colonia at about 12.30 am, but Uruguay was an hour ahead of Argentina, so we lost another hour of daylight… I was told that Colonia is a beautiful town and well worth spending time in, but…

…Make that 15

We spent a few spectacularly hot days camping in Parque Nacional El Palmar, a protected area housing the world’s oldest palm tree forest on the Argentine side of Rio Uruguay. One morning we woke up and decided to pop over…