We have been amazed in Argentina, unsure of Uruguay, chilled out in Chile and blown away by Bolivia. Read our South America Highlights and Lowlights here.
Another 4 hour bus ride took us to Punta del Diablo, a place we’d only read positive things about and so we booked to stay here for 5 nights, hoping for some rest and relaxation and a fun place to spend my birthday. It’s always a gamble booking hostels online and we lost the bet […]
Moving onwards from Montevideo, we started our trip east to the beach towns. First stop Punta del Este. Known as the Rivera of South America, playground of the rich and famous from both Argentina and Uruguay. We had high hopes for the beaches here. The beaches are definitely improving as we head east along the […]
Our next stop in Uruguay was the capital, Montevideo. Arriving at the bus station, our initial impression of the city was that it looked a little rough around the edges – even more so than Buenos Aires. The rainy grey weather most likely didn’t help but the impression stuck – Montevideo looked like a tired, […]
Uruguay hadn’t really been on our radar for this trip. We had visited Colonia del Sacramento to pick up some US dollars in January and had a nice day there but we didn’t think we would return. It’s funny how plans can change once you are out on the road. After coming back from Iguazu […]