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Punto del Diablo

November 29th 2008
...and then I was off again to Uruguay - hadn´t intended to go but I´d heard there was a cool hostel in a fairly rustic town called Punto del Daiblo. With Gigi´s suggestion of sleeping tablets to make the journey go quicker I was off on an 11 hour trip. Now there was a little confusion owing to a lack of brain and preparation so I bought a ticket to Montevideo thinking one has to go there to ge ... read more
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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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