Unbelievable Uraguay September 26th 2010 Uraguay
Crossing the Rio de la Plata by ferry into Uraguay we enter the colonial city of Colonia del Sacramento, with its cobbled streets and coffee shops and bars. Near the bank the local security company are bringing or taking money there, but what makes me laugh is the 2 guards clamber out of the old VW Type 2 Camper with its mock split screen, obviously with thicke ... read more
South America » Uruguay 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
Hey hey hey peeps.......welcome to my blog. My online diary to keep you all, my friends and family, up to date as I travel overland (mostly) to Australia and New Zealand. Read and wonder at the exploits of a 30-something (shut it you lot!!) small town country boy as he traverses the world, from one continent to another, adventure after adventure, hear of my exploits, the day to day challenges, the characters that I’ll meet, the countries that I’ll explore and conquer (proper Michael Palin me!) and hopefully laugh at whatever mess I will invariably get into. The Yoda outfit stays at home!
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