Montevideo!!! April 5th 2011 We debated stopping at another lovely beach town (Florianopolis). It’s supposed to be amazing, however the forecast suggested that Brazil had only more rain in its near future and we decided to give it a fond farewell.
Another short bus ride (6 hours) and we arrived in Sao Paolo. There we met up with family of one of John’s friends for a short visit, and headed to the airport for our nex ... 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