Birds of Eastern Uruguay
Kiskadee at lunch

Birds of Eastern Uruguay

One of our greatest enjoyments is to explore the natural world where we are. That was a big reason for driving along the coastal landscape of eastern Uruguay, with its inland lakes and wetlands (in…

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Relaxed – the pace of Montevideo
Plaza Constitucion, old town

Relaxed – the pace of Montevideo

In brief: With a seemingly endless sandy beach front, popular neighborhood resources, a charming center, and a relaxed air, Montevideo can be a pleasant place to live. We chose Montevideo, capital of Uruguay, as our…

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The Wild West of Uruguay
Sculpture at old bastion del Carmen

The Wild West of Uruguay

Uruguay boasts two very different UNESCO World Heritage sites, both of which we visited during our drive through the west of the country along the Uruguay River - the town of Colonia and a meat…

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Circling Iceland: The North
Kolugljufur waterfall

Circling Iceland: The North

Here are some of the things we enjoyed around this spectacular country…in three geographical regions. Secondly, the north, which we felt represented Iceland in microcosm and was a good area to explore if you have…

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Circling Iceland: The West
19th c church near Kirkjufell

Circling Iceland: The West

Here are some of the things we enjoyed around this spectacular country…in three geographical regions. First, the west. We drove the complete ring road of Iceland, a roughly 1400 kilometer trip according to Iceland, but…

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