punta del este, money money money! March 6th 2014 So finally in the Spanish speaking world again! Feels nice to have an element of control over understanding people yet strangely feels like just being in Spain (except with a much harder variety of spanish to capture). Our bus journey in total was around 20 hours, from Florianopolis to Porto alegre in Brazil then down the coast to the Eastern tip of Uruguay. Surprisingly the bus journey was fine, ... 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
Helena, 27, from Scotland.
About to embark on a backpacking adventure around southern South America - Rio - Santiago and a lot in between :)
Heading on to Australia to work and fund the second part of the trip - location TBC! ... full info