Montevideo August 9th 2010 Arrived in Montevideo after a foggy ride through the countryside from Colonia del Sacramento.
This city is almost exactly like Buenos Aires with the exception that it is minature and in super slow motion in comparison. Oh and the people smile and have some how found a way to drink way more Mate, which I had previously heard, but didn´t believe.
Arriving on a Sunday meant I got to see everyth ... 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