DAY 21-23: Punta del Este; 1949 Hostel March 22nd 2011 From Florianopolis we took a long overnight bus journey to finally leave the most expensive country on the planet (honestly, more expensive than home!) and head to Uruguay.
It was on arrival to Uruguay that Jen&Moz became JustJen so from now on I can bore you all with my solo antics!
So the "party beach town" of Punta del Este actually greeted me with a grey and rainy ghost town. My hostel ... read more
South America » Uruguay » East » Punta del Este 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
Me and Laura are attempting to do our last bit of backpacking before we retire.
India and South America are the chosen destinations.
Fingers crossed we'll be able to eat and sleep somewhere relatively decent on our pitiful budget!! ... full info