Uruguay officially the Oriental Republic of Uruguay or the Eastern Republic of Uruguay or the Republic East of the Uruguay (River) (Spanish: República Oriental del Uruguay, is a country in the southeastern region of South America. It is bordered by Argentina to its west and Brazil to its north and east, with the Atlantic Ocean to the south and southeast. Uruguay is home to 3.3 million people, of whom 1.8 million live in the metropolitan area of its capital and largest city, Montevideo. With an area of approximately 176,000 square kilometres (68,000 sq mi), Uruguay is geographically the second-smallest nation in South America after Suriname.
Uruguay remained largely uninhabited until the establishment of Colonia del Sacramento, one of the oldest European settlements in the country, by the Portuguese in 1680. Montevideo was founded as a military stronghold by the Spanish in the early 18th century, signifying the competing claims over the region. Uruguay won its independence between 1811 and 1828, following a four-way struggle between Spain, Portugal, Argentina and Brazil. It remained subjected to foreign influence and intervention throughout the 19th century, with the military playing a recurring role in domestic politics until the late 20th century. Modern Uruguay is a democratic constitutional republic, with a president who serves as both head of state and head of government. It frequently ranks as one of the most developed and prosperous countries in Latin America.

Current local time in Montevideo

 

SEB @ LA PALOMA

 

MARCELO, ROMINA Y SEBBELITO

 

MONTEVIDEO

 

LA RAMBLA

 

CHURROS EN LA PALOMA

 

EL OCEANO ATLANTICO

 

SEBBES FIRST TATTOO @ UNDERGROUND / MONTEVIDEO

 

 

 

PIRIAPOLIS

 

CRUCERO EN LA PALOMA

 

PLAYA LOS BOTES

 

SEB EN LA PALOMA

 

ME AND SEB @ LA RAMBLA.

 

ATLANTIDA

 

 

 

LIFT TO THE TOP OF SAN ANTONIO / PIRIAPOLIS

 

SEB @ SAN ANTONIO

 

EATING "PARILLA"

 

 

ME & FERNANDO

 

QUE CALOR !!!

 

 

EL PUERTO DE MONTEVIDEO

 

 

PIRIAPOLIS

Piriápolis is a city in the Maldonado Department of Uruguay. It is an important summer resort in the country, predating the larger and better known resort town of Punta del Este. Because it is mainly used as a resort, it has a relatively small permanent population for a city of its size.

 

AQUA VIVAS EN PIRIAPOLIS.

 

ROMI & BEA @ THE BEACH.

SURFS UP.

 

EL AGUILA DE ATLANTIDA

Villa Argentina is a resort (balneario) of the Costa de Oro in the Canelones Department of southern Uruguay. The famous eagle-shaped house overlooking the Río de la Plata, which is attributed to Atlántida, is in fact located in this resort.

The resort is located on both sides of the Ruta Interbalnearia, about 28 kilometres (17 mi) from the border of Montevideo Department. It shares borders with Atlántida to the east.

 

 

SEB & LA FISURA

 

AMIGO Y ROMI

 

 

CABALLOS EN ATLANTIDA.

 

FIESTA DE LOCOS.

 

 

LA RAMBLA, POCITOS.

The Rambla of Montevideo is the avenue that goes all along the coastline of Montevideo, Uruguay. Since all the southern departments of Uruguay are against either the Río de la Plata or the Atlantic Ocean, they all have ramblas as well.
La Rambla, South of the Bay of Montevideo, provides a great environment for people to do a big variety of activities, such as jogging, walking, biking, fishing, fly kites, or simply drinking mate with someone and taking a sunbath. Skateboarding and roller skating are also possible in special areas for these activities. The avenue is secured by the Tourism Police Unit during the summer to keep a safe environment for the tourists.

 

 

 

SEBBE @ 18 DE JULIO

 

PLAZA INDEPENDENCIA

Plaza Independencia (Spanish for Independence Square) is the name of Montevideo's most important plaza. It separates Ciudad Vieja from downtown Montevideo, with the Gateway of The Citadel on one side and the beginning of 18 de Julio avenue on the other.
In the center, the Artigas Mausoleum dominates the perspective.
Many important buildings, such as the Solís Theatre and the workplaces of the President of Uruguay (both the Estévez Palace and the Executive Tower) are located by this square.
One of the characteristic buildings located by the square is Palacio Salvo.

 

 

TIME FOR MATE

 

OK......

 

VITTORIO, SEBBE Y RENATO.

 

ROMI & SEBBE @ A SHOPPING MALL.

 

 

CHIVITOS

Chivito is the name of a sandwich-style national dish in Uruguay, and consists primarily of a thin slice of filet mignon (churrasco beef), with mozzarella, tomatoes, mayonnaise, black or green olives, and commonly also bacon, fried or hard-boiled eggs and ham. It is served in a bun, often with a side of French fries. Other ingredients might be added into the sandwich such as red beets, peas, grilled or pan-fried red peppers, and slices of cucumber.

 

PLAZA FABINI

Plaza Fabini, or Plaza Ingeniero Juan Pedro Fabini, also known as Plaza del Entrevero, is a square of the Uruguayan capital, Montevideo. It is located on Montevideo's main avenue, 18 de Julio Avenue, in the barrio of Centro and on its north side starts Libertador Avenue.
Its main fountain has a big bronze sculpture of José Belloni called El Entrevero, which has given the nickname to the square. Under the square, there is a municipal exposition area called Subte Municipal.

 

 

CHILLIN IN POCITOS

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A BIG ONE

 

 

 

LA CASA DE FERNANDO

 

 

CATWALK TO THE BEACH IN ATLANTIDA

 

 

 

 

 

An asado usually consists of beef alongside various other meats, which are cooked on a grill, called a parrilla, or an open fire.

Usually the asador begins by igniting the charcoal. The charcoal is often made of native trees, avoiding pines and eucalyptus as they have strong-smelling resins. In more sophisticated asadosthe charcoal is of a specific tree or made on the coal of recently burned wood, which is also commonplace when having an asado in a campfire. In Uruguay, charcoal is not used, but instead direct embers or hot coals

RENATO (EL MAESTRO)

 

 

RENATO " EL ASADOR" & ME

 

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Quién no conoce o escuchó hablar de este lugar que tiene todas las opciones que alguien pueda imaginar: alojamiento, gastronomía, ecoturismo, cultura, entretenimiento, deportes y juegos, en el corazón de las Sierras de Minas.

 

 

 

 

Seb y Bea.

 

 

PAVO REAL

 

 

COOLING OFF

 

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Cabo Polonio has no roads leading to it and is located about 7 km from the main highway. It is accessible by walking through the dunes or by 4x4 vehicles. The region has no electricity or running water for the few hundred houses of this town, and wind power and a few generators are used to power some of the posadas and grocery store. There is a lighthouse that gets power from the national grid. Residents obtain water from nearby water wells or collecting rain water.

 

 

 

LOBO MARINOS

 

 

 

 

 

 

EL FARO DE CABO

 

 

 

DEAD LOBO MARINO

 

 

 

 

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MONTEVIDEO, ATLANTIDA & LA PALOMA

 

 

SEB Y ARTIGAS

 

CIUDAD VIEJO

Old City is the name of the oldest part of the city of Montevideo, capital city of Uruguay.

Nowadays, Ciudad Vieja is a barrio (neighbourhood or district) of this city.

 

PLAZA INDEPENDENCIA

 

LA RAMBLA

 

PLAZA LIBERTAD (CAGANCHA)

 

AVENIDA DEL LIBERTADOR (AGRASIADA)

 

 

 

LA FERIA (TRISTAN NARVAJA)

Tristán Narvaja street market (in Spanish, Feria de Tristán Narvaja) is a traditional street market that takes place every Sunday in Montevideo.
In the middle of Cordón neighbourhood, Tristán Narvaja street (which honors the 19th century lawmaker) stretches from 18 de Julio Avenue through La Paz street. It lodges several bookstores and antique shops; and every Sunday, from very early in the morning till mid-afternoon, it fills with salespeople and public.
It is the Montevidean equivalent of a flea market. Furniture, antique items, pets, books, as well as food, fruit and vegetables, are to be found there. Many foreigners come here in search for rare objects

 

 

 

 

 

ROMINA, SEBBE & MARCELO

 

LA PALOMA

 

ROMINA

 

LA PASIVA

 

 

PLAYA LOS BOTES EN LA PALOMA

 

PIRIAPOLIS

 

 

CASA PUEBLO

Casapueblo is the house of Uruguayan artist Carlos Páez Vilaró, located in Punta Ballena (Whale Point) near Punta del Este, Uruguay. It is a homage to the artist's son Carlitos Paez, one of the sixteen survivors of the crash of Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571. Casapueblo is now a citadel-sculpture that includes a museum, an art gallery, and the Hotel Casapueblo.
Built around a tin box called La Pionera (The Pioneer), Páez Vilaró designed it with a style that can be equated to the Mediterranean coast houses from Santorini.

 

 

 

FIESTA DE LOCOS

 

 

CUBA LIBRES WITH ROMINA

 

SEBASTIAN @ LA PALOMA

 

MONTEVIDEO

 

 

LA PALOMA

 

EL MERCADO DEL PUERTO

A must-go to everyone visiting Montevideo. Excelent food,

great athmosphere. You will be on cloud nine i you are a meat lover.

 

 

 

 

 

PIRIAPOLIS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EL AQUILA ENI ATLANTIDA

 

SEB, ME Y ROMI.

 

 

PIRIAPOLIS

 

MILITÄRDIKTATUREN  I  URUGUAY.

Mellan 1960- och 70-talet var gerillarörelsen Tupamaro mycket aktiv. 1973 fick det eskalerande våldet Uruguays president att låta militären ta över landets styre. De besegrade snabbt gerillan, men vägrade sedan att ge ifrån sig makten. Mellan åren 1973-1985 var Uruguay en militärdiktatur.

President Bordaberry genomförde i praktiken en kupp mot sig själv. Han upplöste i juni 1973, två och en halv månad före Augusto Pinochets militärkupp i Chile, Uruguays parlament och gav krigsmakten helt fria händer. Det demokratiska mönsterlandet, Latinamerikas lilla välordnade Schweiz, blev på kort tid en av kontinentens grymmaste diktaturer, och den politiska oppositionen försvann in i fängelser, varav det mest notoriska kallades La Libertad (vilket makabert nog på spanska betyder Frihet).

PROTESTER MOT REGIMEN I MONTEVIDEO.

 

PENAL DE LIBERTAD

ETT  MILITÄRFÄNGELSE SOM I DAG ANVÄNDS SOM VANLIG FÅNGANSTALT.

 

PUNTA CARRETAS

OMBYGGT FÄNGELSE FÖR POLITISKA FÅNGAR & TUPAMAROSGERILLAN

NUMERA SHOPPING CENTER

 

ENLACES

 

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