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Ah, a beautiful sunset  

Ah, a beautiful sunset

Montevideo

August 6th 2006
Montevideo was a bit of a tired old lady really who needs a bit of TLC. Compared to Buenos Aires we found it smaller, a little less tidy, a bit more expensive and generally having a run down feel to it. That's not to say we didn't enjoy our visa-run weekend there, we did. The Buquebus direct to Montevideo was very smooth much to Trish's delight. We had a hotel in mind which we had seen online ( ... 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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