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Montevideo Cannabis Museum

Uruguay opens southern hemisphere’s first marijuana museum

Uruguay was the first country in the world to fully legalise marijuana, making it a global leader in progressive drug policy. Now …

Get THE architecture guide to Montevideo

Montevideo has stunning architecture. I always tell people to take a walk along the main avenue, 18 de julio – not for …

Gaucho by Vince Alongi

The Gaucho Museum

The Gaucho Museum and the Museo de la Moneda –the Mint Museum- share an ornate “palace” on Montevideo’s central avenue. The extravagant French and …

The story of the Andes crash survivors is one of the great human survival stories of the Twentieth Century.

The Andes 1972 Museum – one of the great human survival stories of the 20th century

On Friday, October 13, 1972, a Uruguayan Fairchild 227 airplane carrying a rugby team of young men on board crashed in the …