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I am a gardener with 15 years experience. I would love the opportunity to know Uruguay. I am not looking for paid employment. Rather a situation where my skills and willing can help me to stay and see the place.
If you have any ideas please let me know!
My fiancee and I are hoping to do an estancia near Tacuarembo while backpacking through Uruguay on our Honeymoon.
I'm having a bit of trouble finding information on getting there and away.
It's looking like my route may be:
Montevideo - Tacuarembo - Salto
before heading on to Iguazu.
If anyone could provide me with some info that would be great.
Our overall route through Uruguay is probably going to be:
Colonia - Montevideo - Punta DIablo - Punta Del Este - Tacuarembo (via Montevideo) - Salto, then onwards to Iguazu.
If there is a better order/route that would hit all those spots I'd gladly hear it
Thanks for any and all info!
I am in punto del este now. This weekend there is traditional uruguayian festival in minas. It is such a good opportunity to see how locals entertain traditionally and get to know uruguayian culture. I wanna go but I am alone here. If there is anyone interested please write me. We can organize something
Ran across this today. Looks like one of the nicest airports in the world, would not have expected to find this in Uruguay...
Beautiful architecture. Has anyone been here? It's been open since 2009.
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After travelling through Namibia, Botswana and SAF with our 4WD Toyota Land Cruiser from April 15th 2013 to the end of August, we want to go to South America and intend to ship our car from Cape Town to Montevideo.
We are looking for someone with similar project to share a HC 40 ft container from Cape Town to Montevideo. We intend to leave Cape Town between September 2nd and 15th.
If you are interested or if you have any question, please contact us.
A Canadian sick of fighting with Salvadorian immigration so it's either Nicaragua or Uruguay, anyone had any experience getting residency in Uruguay in the last couple years?
I have just been offered a job involving a 9 month stay in Colonia.
I have one week to say yea or nay and am trying to arrange spending the coming weekend there to have a first hand view but am not sure if it is possible.
Any Uruguayan residents or travellers with any insights on how Colonia would be to live rather than just pass through?
Services available, shopping, medical, safety and security, etc etc
hi,how long it takes to get a visa to brazil in montevideo(american passport) thanx
Weve just booked a return ticket BA-Montevideo with Buquebus. Whilst booking, we noticed that the prices on the Uruguayan site were lower than the Argentine one(accessed via the small flags). Our tickets cost £137 on the uruguayan but were around £170 at todays official rate via the Argentine one. I was able to pay easily with a British mastercard. Is this a genuine loophole, or am I missing something? Hopefully this will be useful for other travellers, Ill post in Uruguay too.
I'm in Buenos Aires, I want to go for few days in Uruguay and I would like some advise for these two beaches I heard about. I'm looking for something quite but not dead where I could take some surf lessons, relax on the beach and find some bar at night. I'm not a good surfer at all so I dont need big waves!
My fiance and I are backpacking through SA on our 3-4 month honeymoon and was just looking to double check how it's looking. We truly like all aspects of traveling, adventure, culture, architecture, relaxing, beach/party. All of it! We cannot wait to get to the airport!
We will be starting in Peru then to Bolivia, Argentina, Uruguay and then southern Brazil. Looks like we'll be here in late Nov - early Dec.
Colonia - 2 days (including getting there and away)
Montevideo - 3 days
Priapois - 3 days
Punta de Esta - 3 days
Salto/Northern Uruguay - hoping to do an estancia for a few days
then we'll be cutting back into Argentina and heading up to the falls via Concordia.
2 extra days as insurance for ilness, missed connections/sticking around an area we like.
any feedback would be great,
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Was just wondering how busy the beaches will be during Semana Santa. Were thinking of Piriapolis, but are open to suggestions.
Looking to get some advice/reviews from anyone who's stayed at a Estancia. I'm hoping to stay at one closer to salto if possible but am completely open to any in northern uruguay.
I've looked online but the all the info I find seems to be very limited so any advice would go a long way.
We are planning on arriving in Montevideo this Friday and staying until next Wednesday. We are looking for budget accommodation in the city- by budget we are really looking for a double room preferably with a private bathroom with a fan for really the cheapest rate that is attainable in Montevideo. We of course want a clean and safe hostel/hotel in a safe area.
I have read Carnaval is on Monday and Tuesday of next week, will that affect accommodations in terms of availability and cost?
Any help is greatly appreciated.
Is it possible to get US dollars from a bank or ATM in Uruguay? Just curious -- as I would like to have cash to bring to Argentina, but don't want to carry it around South America.
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