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Montevideo  

Montevideo

Colonia and Montevideo

July 25th 2006
I crossed the Rio de la Plata from Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento using the Buquebus high speed catamaran ferry. The cat crosses the water in just 55 minutes from breakwater to breakwater. For that reason many tourists visit Colonia on a day trip from Buenos Aires. I though caught the evening cat and spent 2 nights in Colonia. It was dark when I arrived, so I asked a taxi driver to ... read more
South America » Uruguay

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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