Day 251 Argentina, Buenos Aries to Uruguay, Colonia. July 26th 2015 Hello Family and Friends,
Today we were leaving for Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay by ferry. We bought the ticket in the week for about £50 return as it was cheaper to come back to BA and then take a bus up to Iguassu, instead of taking the bus to Salto and then to Iguassu.
Pablo and Romi kindly offered to drop us off at the ferry terminal at 7am (they are so kind!) the trains do ... read more
South America » Uruguay » West » Colonia del Sacramento 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