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Colonia

Colonia, Uruguay a perfect getaway from the city

May 11th 2007
Katharine and I decided to head to Colonia, a little town in Uruguay for the weekend. We left on a friday evening by the fast ferry/boat called 'Buquebus' which was the most luxurious ferry I have ever sat on. I made us a little picnic basket and we had a nice 1.5 hour ride to Colonia eating blue cheese and pesto salad and sipping wine..... ...We checked into Posada Los Pinos, a little c ... read more
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Uruguayan Flag A violent Marxist urban guerrilla movement, the Tupamaros, launched in the late 1960s, led Uruguay's president to agree to military control of his administration in 1973. By yearend, the rebels had been crushed, but the military continued to expand i... ... read more
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