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The sun finally made appearance!  
   

The sun finally made appearance!

DAY 21-23: Punta del Este; 1949 Hostel

March 22nd 2011
From Florianopolis we took a long overnight bus journey to finally leave the most expensive country on the planet (honestly, more expensive than home!) and head to Uruguay. It was on arrival to Uruguay that Jen&Moz became JustJen so from now on I can bore you all with my solo antics! So the "party beach town" of Punta del Este actually greeted me with a grey and rainy ghost town. My hostel ... read more
South America » Uruguay » East » Punta del Este

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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