uruguay by besides the obvious

We have spent couple of weeks in Uruguay in 2019. Starting from Colonia del Sacramento, crossing the country on a bus via Montevideo till Punta del Este. Unforgettable experience! This travel series narrates all our Travel Stories from Uruguay, experiences, happy and funny moments.

Uruguay, located in the southeastern part of South America. It is a small country known for its relaxed atmosphere, beautiful beaches, and rich cultural heritage. The capital city, Montevideo, offers a vibrant mix of colonial architecture, lively markets, and a thriving arts scene. Uruguay’s coastline is dotted with charming beach towns like Punta del Este and José Ignacio. Attracting both locals and international visitors seeking sun, surf, and relaxation. The country is renowned for its gaucho culture. With traditional ranches called estancias providing a glimpse into rural life. And offering activities like horseback riding and authentic asado (barbecue) experiences. Uruguay’s commitment to environmental conservation is evident in its protected areas like Cabo Polonio and Punta del Diablo. Where visitors can enjoy untouched natural beauty. With its warm hospitality, stunning landscapes, and a strong emphasis on quality of life. Uruguay offers a unique and inviting travel experience.

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Uruguay, part 3: Punta del Este 😍

Los dedos, la mano, el hombre emergiendo a la vida, however you want to call it… it’s an amazing piece of art in Punta del Este, Uruguay. “La Mano (The Hand) is a sculpture by Chilean artist Mario Irarrázabal. It depicts five human fingers partially emerging from sand and is located at Brava Beach. It…

Uruguay, part 2: Montevideo

We arrived to Montevideo in Uruguay from Colonia del Sacramento via a local bus. It’s not a short trip, but the landscape is compensating for everything. The bus was anyhow super comfortable, you could easily take a nap in the comfortable seats, but I was so amazed by the landscape while looking out on the…

Uruguay, part 1: Colonia del Sacramento

We spent a week in Uruguay and on its coastline this August. We had on our plan three places to visit, in the following order: Colonia del Sacramento, Montevideo and Punta del Este. We were also hesitating to go further to Punta del Diablo, but finally it didn’t fit into our schedule. We came from…