Uruguay Part 2 – Montevideo & the Coast

4 November 2023 | Places

After crossing the River Plate from Buenos Aires to Colonia I travelled north to Fray Bentos with its history of canned food. Most Brits don’t realise that familiar supermarket brand – Fray Bentos – comes from Uruguay. Next stop was the capital Montevideo from where I...

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Uruguay Part 1 – Colonia & Fray Bentos

24 October 2023 | Places

That high speed Buquebus ferry sailed me across the River Plate from Buenos Aires to Colonia, a delightful place with a strong Spanish colonial flavor and lots of restaurants and cafes – and museums – to attract day-tripping Argentinians. ◄ City Gate, Porton de Cam...

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