Colonia del Sacramento
Official Name: Republic Oriental del Uruguay aka “River of Painted Birds”
Population: 3.5 mil
Official language: Spanish
Major exports: Livestock and agriculture
Independence from Spain on August 25, 1825. First Constitution on July 18, 1830
Of the 3.5 million Uruguayans, majority of its...
Cycling around Colonia
23/04/2010- 24/04/2010 DAY 97-98
Went to Uruguay for a night which was really nice- good to get away from BA city atmosphere for a while. Although 15 minutes before we were supposed to leave my card got swallowed by an ATM and I wasnt allowed to get it until Monday, luckily I was able to borrow some off a friend..
Colonia was really nice - there ...
Yes, Obrigada, the only word I know in Portugese, it means thank you, and I´m using it a lot at the moment. So, I´m in Brazil but want to update you on my last 2 days in Uruguay.
In Tacuarembo, the population seemed to have 2 addictions - drinking mate and riding a scooter. It appeared that everyone walked around with the obligatory thermal flask in ...
Azul´s baby brother !!
I find myself in a town that is so similar to Azul in Argentina I have to keep reminding myself that I am now in Uruguay !
On Thursday I left Buenos Aires and got the boat over the Rio Plata to Montevideo in Uruguay. Compared to BA, Montevideo is small and relaxed. The old town area is really quite attractive and it's a nice place to spend a couple o...