Punta del Diablo, Uruguay

2019-02-24T04:32:33-08:00January 7th, 2019|Uruguay|

The name Punta del Diablo, or “Devil’s Tip” -- belies the area’s relaxed, laid-back vibe. Once an old fishing village, it's now home to backpackers and surfers.  The demographics skew young here.  I found a [...]

Punta del Este, Uruguay

2019-02-16T21:08:10-08:00January 3rd, 2019|Uruguay|

Punta del Este is a few hours north, warmer and winder than Montevideo.  This city is all about the marina, which swells with tourists during summer in January.

New Year’s Eve in Uruguay

2019-02-16T20:59:53-08:00December 31st, 2018|Uruguay|

We spent our New Years Eve in the midst of a crazy crowd, soaked with cider, in Montevideo's legendary annual Cider Battle.  Everyone drinks cider, dances, and sprays each other with shook up bottles of [...]