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Road to Treinta y Tres  
   

Road to Treinta y Tres

Uruguayan countryside (Tacuarembo, Melo, 33, Chuy, Punta del Diablo and the roads in between)

July 2nd 2011
Up to that point, all I had seen of Uruguay was its capital. I don't normally like capitals (I find them too big) but Montevideo was definitely small enough for me to enjoy. Still, I was finding it all a bit too “Westernised” and was looking forward to getting off the beaten track. The guide book suggested escaping to the countryside, with a trip from Montevideo to Tacuarembo (to the North ... 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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