Uruguay, Argentina & the start of Brazil February 26th 2010 Montevideo, Uruguay
Sunday, February 14, 2010
Our visit to Montevideo was on a Sunday and during carnival…kind of a double whammy for tourism in a Catholic country. Fortunately the ship was docked right at the Old Town…an area rich in wonderful architecture and quaint streets developed in the 19th century. The weather was perfect for leisure strolling.
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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South America » Argentina » Buenos Aires » Buenos Aires Following independence from Spain in 1816, Argentina experienced periods of internal political conflict between conservatives and liberals and between civilian and military factions. After World War II, a long period of Peronist authoritarian rule an... ... read more