A Day in Historic Colonia

On our way back from the beach paradise of eastern Uruguay, we decided to make an afternoon stop in the historic town of Colonia. Also known as Colonia del Sacramento, it is the oldest town in Uruguay and a Unesco World Heritage site. It was the only Portuguese settlement along the Rio de la Plata …

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Beach Break in Uruguay

When it comes to beach-vacation spots, Uruguay wasn’t the first spot I had in mind but it turned out to be a fantastic, quiet beach location. After leaving Buenos Aires, we traveled via ferry into Uruguay to the capital of Montevideo. Its a beautiful city of about 1 million, with a historic downtown and a …

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