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Gallery: Nueva Palmira

Friday, 6 Jun 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Uruguay: an ensaoclopedic entry

Thursday, 22 May 2008 | Views [1579]

I thought I would try to write a little summary about what I’ve learned about Uruguay during the time I’ve spent here. I have to confess that I was largely ignorant about the country before leaving Sweden; I had heard that it was once considered ... Read more >

Anarchy in the Uruguay

Wednesday, 14 May 2008 | Views [1001]

To celebrate the May '68 protests in France (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/May_68), anarchist groups here in Montevideo organized a get-together on Plaza eléctrica last Saturday. Being a word-of-mouth thing, not a whole lot of people showed up, but the ... Read more >

Gallery: Mai 68

Wednesday, 14 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Nacional vs. River

Friday, 9 May 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Candombe - La Roma

Tuesday, 6 May 2008 | Views [1211] | Video

Last night I went to see the weekly comparsa with Leo's candombe group, called La Roma (named after the street where the clubhouse is, nothing to do with Italy), and Leo told me that there were videos of them up on YouTube. Lo and behold, one of the ... Read more >

A pritty assy goodbye

Friday, 18 Apr 2008 | Views [820]

Since the 6th of September of last year, I've been spending almost 24 hours of nearly every day together with Monica the Benitez, save for a stay with relatives here and an overstayed visa there. Other than with my parents, I've never lived so closely ... Read more >

Gallery: Partay

Friday, 18 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Saved by the co-workers

Tuesday, 8 Apr 2008 | Views [890]

As my Spanish teacher Nestor has been saying all along, when so many people live in the same house, conflicts are inevitable. I know, it's a really obvious thing to say, but things seemed to be going along so brilliantly when, suddenly, prejudices and ... Read more >

Gallery: Ana's birthday

Tuesday, 8 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Tambores

Tuesday, 8 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: More Montevideo

Tuesday, 8 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Treinta y tres

Tuesday, 8 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Uruguay photos stolen from Romina

Friday, 4 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Gallery: Uruguay photos stolen from Monica

Thursday, 3 Apr 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Wednesday, 2 Apr 2008 | Views [757]

... is a football team from Rio that we saw when we were there, but they have nothing whatsoever to do with this post. However, it's a satisfying name to say. Try it. And now for some general updates on the House. Residents now consist of: Octavio, ... Read more >


Saturday, 8 Mar 2008 | Views [1205]

We're liking it better and better here, Moni and I. And, though travelling to a new place every few days has been extremely fun, it's also nice to have more time available to explore a place. Salado! Some updates, then: Monica stopped her internship ... Read more >

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Gallery: Montevideo

Friday, 15 Feb 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Thursday, 14 Feb 2008 | Views [1897] | Comments [1]

Initially, I was sceptical toward Montevideo. Having arrived from Brazil, land of colour, party and general happiness (yes, such generalizations, and there were of course other aspects to Brazil - it's probably one of the most confounding places ... Read more >

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