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Rural Uruguay

Driving in the Uruguay countryside

Driving in the Uruguayan country is a real pleasure in part because there’s noone else on the road! Calculate a bit more …

Best things to do in Uruguay - visit the interior and Florida

Exploring the Uruguayan interior – Florida Part I

The province of Florida is just an hour’s from Montevideo, but you are already in what some call Uruguay profundo – “Deep Uruguay”. …

Lote 8 things to do near Punta del Este

Lote 8 – sumptuous boutique olive oil estate near Punta del Este

Uruguay has more acres planted with olive trees than grapes. However whilst Uruguayan wines are starting to get worldwide recognition, the country’s …

25 de agosto - uruguay countryside best things to do

The extraordinary murals of 25 de agosto

Leo Arti, a French artist, arrived in the sleepy town of 25 de agosto just an hour outside of Montevideo in 2006 …

Estancia El Ceibo - Uruguay

Estancia El Ceibo – deepest Uruguay with minimal travel

El Ceibo is a typical, South American sheep and cattle ranch set in farmland amid the gently rolling plains of Uruguay. The ranch …

Rural schools in Uruguay designed by Eladio Dieste

Those unmistakable rural schools in Uruguay

In the 1960s, a philanthropist and an engineer set about replacing “school shacks” in the poorest, most remote parts of Uruguay. They …

CampoTinto - where to stay in Carmelo Uruguay

Where to stay in Carmelo

So… after reading about the fabulous boutique wineries and the charms of The Uruguayan Tuscany, you’re ready to spend a few days …

Wine tasting in Carmelo

Charming Carmelo in western Uruguay, an hour’s drive from Colonia del Sacramento, has been called the Uruguayan Tuscany. The sleepy town is surrounded …

Carmelo - wines of Uruguay

Carmelo: The Uruguayan Tuscany

Flat green fields, brown dusty country roads, squat bushes of lavender and rosemary. A hundred year old general store on the crossroads. …

Feeling Uruguay - wine tours in Uruguay

Wine tours in Uruguay

Damian of Feeling Uruguay Wine Tours was born and brought up in Mendoza, the heart of Argentinian wine country and the home …