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Dec 26, 2006 - 'Tits, bums & frivolous fun' in Uruguay

This was the reason the Time Out Guide to Bs.As. gives its readers for visiting Punta del Este, a seaside resort in Uruguay! It also went on to say 'don't go expecting deep and meaningful conversation' (I had my friend Muzz with me, so wasn't expecting that anyway - just kidding Muzz!)....and 'woe betide mere mortals with their extra kilos, who commit the social faux pas of heading to Bikini Beach hoping to relax with a book' - oh no, when Muzz suggested a few days at the beach, that was exactly my intention! During our flying 3-day visit...

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Nov 7, 2006 - Montevideo, Uruguay

We were really excited about our trip to Uruguay. We have heard epic stories of the beaches, cafes, well educated, highly -literate population. Upon our arrival from Buenos Aires, it was clear to us that the smaller colonial towns and beaches we had heard so much about were the places we wanted to be instead of Montevideo. Montevideo`s 1.3 million people make up half of Uruguay`s population. The city has unbelievably beautiful Spanish buildings, a big central market, and harbor which wraps around the city. However, despite the promised...

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Aug 22, 2006 - Punta del Este

El balneario mas famoso de Sudamerica. Al llegar no me parecio nada del otro mundo, aunque despues fue mejorando.... Es que para empezar, no habia nadie, por ser fuera de temporada. Y empece a caminar por el centro, que es la parte mas corriente de todas, llena de edificios y tiendas sin nada especial, y el litoral tambien es bastante correnton. Despues segui caminando hacia afuera, alejandome del centro, hacia una parte mas residencial. Al principio estaba lleno de edificios viejos y feos (muchos con varandas y marcos de ventanas de...

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Jan 31, 2006 - Punta del Diablo (Uruguay)

fast puenktlich haben wir den hafen von buenos aires um mitternacht verlassen.. nach einer etwas turbulenten schifffahrt sind wir bestens in das verschiffte montevideo angekommen.. nachdem wir unsere letzten dollars gewechselt hatten und nicht einmal geld abheben konnten, sind wir in den bus nach punto del diabolo gestiegen.. die busfahrt war extrem angenehm.. sitzen die bequemer als die in fliegern wc und ac.. mehr als luxus.. haben auch noch ein paar huebsche urugayer kennen gelernt und wieder ein paar gute typs fuer den ort bekommen. in...

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