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Monthly Archives: December 2014

50 Year Record Rain in Montevideo

50 Year Record Rain in Montevideo

Rain has not come down like it did since 50 years ago. Yesterday it was reported that more then 51 centimeters of rain or 2.32 inches of rain fell in about 40 minutes. People were advised to stay of certain public areas until things could be resolved. Montevideo is the capital city of Uruguay, with… Continue Reading

EGL Podcast 102 — PART 2: How to Buy Property in Uruguay talk with Attorney Juan Federico Fischer

EGL Podcast 102 — PART 2: How to Buy Property in Uruguay talk with Attorney Juan Federico Fischer

Juan Federico Fischer is the managing partner of Fischer & Schickendantz (www.fs.com.uy), one of Uruguay’s leading law firms. Both a lawyer and an M.B.A., he manages the firm’s foreign investment consulting unit, advising multinationals and individual investors in foreign direct investments in real estate developments, acquisition of local companies, agricultural enterprises and privatizations.    … Continue Reading

EGL Podcast 102 — PART 1: How to get residency in Uruguay talk with Attorney Juan Federico Fischer

EGL Podcast 102 — PART 1: How to get residency in Uruguay talk with Attorney Juan Federico Fischer

Juan Federico Fischer is the managing partner of Fischer & Schickendantz (www.fs.com.uy), one of Uruguay’s leading law firms. Both a lawyer and an M.B.A., he manages the firm’s foreign investment consulting unit, advising multinationals and individual investors in foreign direct investments in real estate developments, acquisition of local companies, agricultural enterprises and privatizations.    … Continue Reading

Our trip to San Javier

Our trip to San Javier

A few weeks ago we took a drive out about 40 minutes to the old Russian colony of San Javier, Uruguay. Any chance we get to check out this foreign land we live in makes me giddy with wonder and adventure! It was a beautiful drive passing through lush farmland, slight rolling of hills, green… Continue Reading

EGL Podcast 101– Uruguay talk with David Hammond

EGL Podcast 101– Uruguay talk with David Hammond

David Hammond moved from Port Townsend, Washington to Uruguay in 2006. Now he is semi-retired and writes about his various travels. First living in Punta del Este, one of the most expensive places to live in the world and now living in Montevideo, capital city of Uruguay.   *Note: If you would like to listen… Continue Reading