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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

Best surfing towns in Uruguay

Best surfing towns in Uruguay

  South America‚Äôs vast shoreline appeals to the rich, hippies and dedicated surfers alike. Uruguay pops up as a dot on the map in size compared to its neighboring countries – Brazil and Argentina. Seemingly detached from the world around us are some wonderful, tranquil and secluded beaches. For decades, Uruguay has flown under the… Continue Reading

Uruguay – A land filled with milk and honey, but you need a lot of money

Uruguay – A land filled with milk and honey, but you need a lot of money

Uruguay is a peaceful country with lots of fresh food and water. You can find a bounty of in and out of season fruits and vegetables. Avocados, lemons, oranges, melons, apples and a lot more. Uruguay has a diverse variety of crops that grown, this includes table and stone fruit varieties. Uruguay produces their own… Continue Reading

6 Must See Hot Springs (Termas) in Uruguay

6 Must See Hot Springs (Termas) in Uruguay

According to UruguayNatural a division of the Ministerio de Turismo y Deporte in Uruguay, the thermal waters of the spa towns come from the Guarani Aquifer, one of the most important groundwater reservoirs in the world. Located beneath the surface of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay. In 1946, instead of discovering black gold while digging… Continue Reading

Getting around Uruguay from MVD – Carrasco International Airport

Getting around Uruguay from MVD – Carrasco International Airport

My wife finally had our baby girl in Uruguay. What an experience to be in a foreign land and not knowing the language. My mother-in-law decided to come visit the new baby from California. What a surprise that was (good surprise). Father-in-law was pretty particular about having someone pick her up from the airport (Aeropuerto),… Continue Reading