Punta del Este Besides the Obvious

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. “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 is also known as either …

Montevideo, Besides the Obvious

Uruguay, part 2: Montevideo

“Uruguay was colonized by Europeans relatively late compared with neighboring countries. Montevideo was founded as a military stronghold by the Spanishin the early 18th century.” We arrived to Montevideo 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, …

Colonia de Sacramento, Besides the Obvious

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 …