Montevideo October 19th 2008 Hi folks, we are starting the final legs of our trip. We are currently in Montivideo contemplating a shopping day. We dont leave till 6 tonight so once we check out we can go shopping.
So where have we been lately, we took the train to Tigre from BA. This was a great day, Tigre is on the outskirt of BA and the wealthy people have beach houses here, albeit that it is on a river and not the sea. ... 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
Enthusiastic traveller setting up a blog to keep family and friends informed on the CRIP tour.
The latest entries are for our second visit to South America, this time having a look at Brazil.
We have travelled a bit - been to Australia of course - not all of it but bits, China twice together but me 6 or 7 times for work, A bit of the USA, South America as before, A bit of Africa highlights being the Gorillas. My wife and I plan to do the harder places now and save easy places for when we are old and wrinkled... full info