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Last Frontiers' articles for Uruguay (all categories)

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Ali in Uruguay

Uruguay is a country which is often overlooked, but there is more to the country than most people initially believe or expect. I have visited Uruguay before, in 2011, when I saw Carmelo and Colonia. On my most recent visit I had the opportunity to return to both these areas but also spend some time... Read more»

Posted in: Trip reports
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Spring Newsletter April 2014

Welcome to our spring round-up of Latin America news and staff travel. In this issue: Office news | Last Frontiers' Top Three: Short cruises | Sue in Central America | Claire in Uruguay Office news Welcome back to Sue, who after breaking her leg badly (skiing, sadly not down a devilish black slop... Read more»

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Claire in Uruguay

In late November I jumped at the chance to escape the cold for a week in South America’s second-smallest nation, Uruguay. In the shadows of neighbouring giants Argentina and Brazil, Uruguay’s more subtle charms are often overlooked but are nonetheless plentiful. I arrived just as the country was wak... Read more»

Posted in: Trip reports
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Uruguay - A slice of Montevideo

Early last year we sent Chris Leadbeater to Uruguay and on 4 January his article on Montevideo, the country’s bustling capital came out, with suggestions for a tour of the city and mentioning a 10 day itinerary with Last Frontiers. Our suggested 10 day trip includes time in Montevideo, Punta Del Est... Read more»

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Uruguay - Countryside, Coast and Works of Art

As one of the smallest countries in South America, I was not really sure what to expect from my trip to Uruguay. Compared to its neighbours Brazil and Argentina, little is heard about it this side of the Atlantic. I was pleasantly surprised to see that the tourist industry is thriving and the Urugua... Read more»

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Viva South America - Oliver Balch

This is a very readable journey through South America, with each chapter looking at a different country in relation to a specific theme. For example, Chile is examined through the eyes of women and Bolivia from the perspective of the poor. The author's commentary on Colombia is particularly hard-hit... Read more»

Posted in: Travel books
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Last Frontiers Newsletter #13 June 2009

Welcome to an early summer update from Last Frontiers (into which we have interspersed a few comments from recent clients). In this issue: Lizzy in Panama and Costa Rica Rebecca in Uruguay Sue sees a jaguar in Guyana Special offers A date for your diary News from the office Lizzy was in Pa... Read more»

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The Gaucho club, Lucy Gilmore releases her inner cowgirl

Fernando tacked up the horses - with sheepskin saddles. So much for the tough gaucho life. The heat of the day had started to dissipate and we were heading out from El Charabon, a 2,000-acre estancia - or ranch - in the department of Rocha, southern Uruguay. The wind was whispering through the eucal... Read more»

Posted in: Press articles

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