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Photos: Tacuarembo

Tuesday, 1 Dec 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Tacuarembo, Uruguay

Tuesday, 1 Dec 2009 | Views [1879]

Costs pp: Bus Treinta y Tres to Melo 108p, bus to Tacuarembo 215p. We got up early and walked in the morning mist to the bus office, our bus was to leave at 7.50am but only arrived at around 8.20. At Melo we explored the options of onward travel and ... Read more >

Photos: Treinta y Tres

Sunday, 29 Nov 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Treinta y Tres, Uruguay

Friday, 27 Nov 2009 | Views [952]

Costs pp: Bus from Chuy 157p. Caught the afternoon bus to Treinta y Tres a small town with a population of around 20,000. The scenery wasn't spectacular as Uruguay is just rolling green pasture so we slept a lot of the way. Luckily in TyT the tourist ... Read more >

Photos: Chuy

Thursday, 26 Nov 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Photos: views on the way to Chuy

Thursday, 26 Nov 2009 | Photo Gallery

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journey up the coast to Chuy, Uruguay

Thursday, 26 Nov 2009 | Views [1064]

Costs pp: Omnibus Ruta del Sol - La Paloma to Barra de Valizas 59p, BdV to Punta del Diablo 59p, PdD to Chuy (or Chui, Portuguese spelling) 49p, Matrimonial room at the International Hotel (out the back in the cheap part) 300p 2ppl, free internet in ... Read more >

Photos: La Paloma

Wednesday, 25 Nov 2009 | Photo Gallery

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La Paloma, Uruguay

Wednesday, 25 Nov 2009 | Views [1706]

Costs pp: bus from Punta del Este to San Carlos 28p, SC to La Paloma 98p, hostel 'Altena 5000' 175p with one free internet computer. We were able to catch a bus from right where we were staying to San Carlos where we could catch a connecting bus on ... Read more >

Photos: Punta del Este

Monday, 23 Nov 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Maldonado / Punta del Este, Uruguay

Monday, 23 Nov 2009 | Views [851]

Costs pp: bus from Montevideo 142p, Hostel del Patio dorm bed 230p (more in the high season). We are having trouble getting cash out of the ATMs, after having no problem in any other country we find we can only withdraw 2000 pesos at a time. This is ... Read more >

Photos: Montevideo

Saturday, 21 Nov 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Montevideo, Uruguay

Friday, 20 Nov 2009 | Views [748]

Costs pp: bus from Colonia 185p, 2 scoop icecream 50p, local bus 25p (half hour journey toSolymar, Canelones) We were met at the bus terminal by Lilian, had an icecream then boarded another bus to her area of town. Lilian lives with her 78 year old ... Read more >

Gallery: Colonia del Sacramento & San Pedro

Wednesday, 18 Nov 2009 | Photo Gallery

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Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

Wednesday, 18 Nov 2009 | Views [1187]

Costs pp: Colonial Express ferry from Buenos Aires 41.5 Arg p (special price usually is 135p). Bus from Colonia to km189 approx 15km 27 Urugauy pesos.       NZ$1 = 15.3 Uruguay pesos Took a bus to a neighbourhood near the ferry terminal and a taxi ... Read more >

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