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Estancia Los Platanos

Los Platanos – an authentic estancia run by 6th generation

Estancia Los Platanos lies in a remote spot of the rolling sierras of central Uruguay on the border between the rural provinces …

San Pedro de Timote in Florida - best places to visit in Uruguay

San Pedro de Timote – Uruguay’s most historic estancia

For the last two centuries, San Pedro de Timote was the pride of Uruguay – a country estate owned by the country’s …

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”. …

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 …