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Invited to Uruguay

June 30th 2012
Monday 14th May 2012 - Buenos Aires to Colonia, Uruguay We've been home over 2 weeks now and so it's well over a month since we made the ferry crossing across the Rio Del Plata. As expected I got slack towards the end but with 4 more weeks still to write about, the job's not finished yet. Maybe I'll have forgotten any of the bad bits and will write a cheery account or maybe the ... read more
South America » Uruguay » West » Colonia del Sacramento

Uruguayan Flag 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
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