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Posted by Tim and Jessica on Mar 1, 2004
Places We've Been: Uruguay
The following are stories written about our travels in Uruguay. You can find stories set in other countries by returning to Places We've Been.
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Posted by Jessica on Apr 12, 2009
At Home in Montevideo
The man in front of us eyed our bags suspiciously. His Spanish came at too rapid a pace, and I was at a loss for what he was saying. He had already grabbed one of our bags and was rifling through our possessions, tossing our things carelessly out of the bag. He met our gaze and repeated what he had said before, this time much more forcefully.
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Posted by Jessica on Apr 11, 2008
Moving Very Slowly
Many travelers are able to keep a quick pace. Two new countries each month for twelve months, to many fellow travelers reading this entry, will sound laughably easy. But Tim and I soon discovered that keeping pace didn't suit us. We wanted to stop and absorb, we needed to. Stopping, for us, was the only way to see.
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Posted by Tim on Mar 26, 2005
Punta del Diablo: Five Anecdotes
By now, you’ve gathered something of what Punta del Diablo meant to us. Words and pictures alone will never be able to recreate what it was like there: the best we can hope to do is to offer is a taste of how it made us feel…
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Posted by Jessica on Mar 21, 2005
We May Buy a Cabana There Yet...
We spent our first hour in Punta del Diablo marveling at the sheer adorableness of it all. Tiny shacks, makeshift shops, cottages, cabanas, and what have you lined the roads...well, what one would loosely define as a road.
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Posted by Jessica on Mar 21, 2005
Blurry Cows and Palm Trees: A Travel Day
Feeling rather sleepy, the entire experience was rather surreal as the bus floated along effortlessly to the beat of the music, stopping now and then at pitch black cornfields to let on and off other passengers.
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