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Montevideo and Colonial del Sacramento: A Traveler’s Reflections “Promise me you will not spend so much time treading water and trying to keep your head above the waves that you forget, truly forget how much you have always loved to swim. – Tyler Knott Gregson By Caitlin McCallister I love South America. One of the […]
Uruguay Has a Spirit of Quirkiness By Ian Sumter At a first impression, Uruguay appears to be a highly practical and utilitarian country. Driving in from Argentina on the bus, I saw mile after mile of farmland, largely deserted apart from the occasional animal herd to supply the voracious demand for beef, to keep the […]
By Dominic Degrazier “Tranquila.” In a little more than two weeks here in Uruguay’s capital, Montevideo, I have heard this answer at least 50 times. Locals (without fail thus far) use it to describe their city of 1.7 million inhabitants. And they are correct: this city is relaxed. It is much more sedated and safe […]
As an alternative to the usual college spring break, Jon Brandt helps build a house for a family in Uruguay. Read about his experience here!