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Montevideo 20160211_111532_001


February 11th 2016
We arrived to glorious blue sky sailing up the River Plate this morning. Very classy city centre. The language is Spanish now. Big cafe culture, nice shops. Lovely river beaches stretching for miles. Lots of and theatre as. Only has population of 3 million. Half live in the city. We survived pancake races on board for Shrove Tuesday and have had a lot of fun. We both looked at eac ... read more
South America » Uruguay » District of Montevideo

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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