Colonia in the sun September 21st 2009 The next day I took the bus back from Montevideo to Colonia del Sacramento, feeling that I had experienced Montevideo as much as a traveler could without some local connections. With my friend Timmy from Switzerland, I took the city bus back to the long distance bus station, which incidentally is a shopping mall on the top floor and a bus terminal on the bottom, to catch our four hour ride to the ... read more
South America » Uruguay » West » Colonia del Sacramento 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
Experiencing new places has and will continue shaped who I am. I love to discover how other people live and incorporate what I can into the amalgamation of cultures I live in. I've moved around quite a bit throughout my life and will probably continue to do so for a while. I'm especially trying to find out about local history and culture through food and drink. Enjoy and learn from my stories, and send me some feedback!
(You probably can't make out the words in my profile photo, but I'm standing with one foot on each side of the US-Mexico border here... apparently I have a lot of these ph... full info