Uruguay: Colonia, Montevideo, Punta del Diablo and the Friendliest People in the World? November 23rd 2009 Uruguay: Colonia, Montevideo, Punta del Diablo and the Friendliest People in the World?
So...after Patagonia, we were back in Buenos Aires - our favourite city of the trip! We weren't here for long this time, though, as we had decided to head into Uruguay for a week or so.
However, whilst in BA we did take the chance to visit the hospital as Ben's thumb was still playing up from his fall in Col ... read more
South America » Uruguay » East » Punta del Diablo 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