Uruguay - Colonia del Sacremento May 29th 2017 Suzanne here...
At around an hour and a half, the bus journey from Carmelo was much too short for my liking. We really enjoy traveling by bus. We'd seen a bit of scenery and eaten the cheese baguettes I'd made before we left. I then had just the tiniest little snooze, when David informed me we were nearly there. Bah.
Hotel Perla del Plata was just a short walk from the bus station. It wasn ... 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