Montevideo July 2nd 2011 I opted for a reasonably early bus out of Sao José, just to be on the safe side. I preferred to wait at Sao Paulo airport than miss my flight because of being stuck in traffic. So I ended up having a few hours to kill before boarding, but it was no big deal. Soon, I was up in the air and before I knew it, I had landed in Montevideo.
I was pleased to be back in Spanish speaking territory and afte ... read more
South America » Uruguay » District of Montevideo » Montevideo 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
I'm going travelling around Central and South America for 6 months. I am hoping to keep this blog updated regularly for my friends and family to know what I'm up to and also maybe help in some way other people thinking of going on a similar adventure. But mainly, I think I will write it for myself, so that I can go back to read it a few months later and remind myself of the good, bad and indifferent!... full info