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Canyon

Gaucholand

March 8th 2012
After another hefty bus journey we reached Torres, another beach resort with big waves, but decided we´d skip its attractions and use it as a pit stop on our way inland to the mountains. After a night in the fairly-unhomely Resio Medusa, we got a bus to Praia Grande, which, despite meaning "big beach" can be found about 20km inland. Not only were we most definitely the only gringoes in town, but ... read more
South America » Uruguay » District of Montevideo » Montevideo

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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