Uruguay Travel Resources Uruguay is an elegant country with amazing cuisine, gorgeous beaches, beautiful architecture, what seems like a billion cows, and…almost no guidebooks. Most of the usual suspects (ahem, Lonely Planet), relegate it to a chapter in books about Argentina. The plus side to this is that you’ll end up […]
Yesterday, I wrote about my visit to Colonia del Sacramento, and I mentioned that on the tour there were some strange stops. Organized tours usually need to tout the number of places they visit to compete with other vendors and to show the overall value of their package. I always […]
Colonia, Uruguay is a beautiful seventeenth-century town on the Rio de la Plata, directly across the river from Buenos Aires. It’s easily visited by bus via Montevideo or ferry from Buenos Aires. Walking along the river, you can see Argentina across the river.
The Mercado del Puerto (the port market) is the best kind of market–one devoted entirely to sizzling, grilling, dripping meat. If you make your way through old town to the port, you won’t be able to miss the place as the aroma is unmistakable starting a few blocks away. Make sure […]
Got back from Montevideo, Uruguay on Sunday afternoon. Spent Monday and Tuesday recuperating/work/catching up with friends/watching Real Housewives. Finally got around to editing the photos that were on my Nikon. The street art in Montevideo is just amazing. First of all, it’s effing everywhere. It’s almost all extremely well done, […]