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Colonia  

Colonia

UNESCO World Heritage Site

March 26th 2007
Hello Uruguay and welcome to Colonia del Sacramento a UNESCO World heritage site. A pretty little Colonial town with a lot of cobbled streets, original buildings with a quaint little atmosphere. A lot of buildings are built using original Portuguese construction and due to it being a site of historical importance there have been no alterations (you can tell this by the paint work I am sure) A n ... 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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