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gate to the old town

apparently you lose 5 mins of your age when you head in to the old town but then gain 5 mins when you leave so not really a door of youth!
Uruguay - Montevideo & seacat ferry from Colonia del Sacramento to Buenos Aires

March 10th 2014
Following a pleasant and uneventful 12 hour bus journey I arrived in Uruguay's capital Montevideo. So chuffed to say the temperature here is a bit cooler and the scenery on route was pretty spectacular! When I got to the bus terminal I found the tourist office who gave me the essential city map and instructions on how to get a bus to my hostel....and this time I got it right no detours (wel ... read more
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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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