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La Costa – Beauty and the (little) Beast(s)

YVD image-276-November 18, 2014Two thousand kilometres of coast, mostly lined by long beautiful sand beaches has been the theme of the time that we have had on the road since leaving Montevideo. The beaches of the Atlantic shore are immense and dramatic, often backed by expanses of dunes. The ones along the undeveloped coast of Uruguay are particularly stunning…

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┬íPesadilla! Woes with the Yellow Van

The port of Montevideo

The port of Montevideo

The Cap San Nicolas, with the Yellow Van on board, tightly strapped inside a container, arrived on time in the port of Montevideo on Friday 7th November and then began 10 days or so of mixed fortunes with the Yellow Van at the start of our road trip proper. Continue reading

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Montevideo – a little gem of a capital city

 It was a very, very wet Sunday afternoon (2 November) when we arrived in Montevideo and everything was closed (as it apparently always is all over Uruguay on a Sunday), but we could feel the ease and the comfort straightaway.

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Off to school

Homework!

Homework!

We have just finished a couple of weeks at language school learning some basic Spanish in Buenos Aires and Montevideo and are now waiting for the van to clear customs so we can begin the road trip proper.

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