Uruguay: rich pastures, beautiful beaches, and the laid-back capital, Montevideo. For overlanders shipping from Europe this can be the first port of call.
They are slowly diminishing in numbers but Uruguay still has many rare and old cars on the roads – everywhere. This is a gallery of the ones we spotted.
Our first post, where we explained the African heritage of Montevideo’s carnival, was so long that we decided to add a second gallery of photos from “Las Llamadas”.
An industrial slaughterhouse in Uruguay is now UNESCO World Heritage listed. It is the original home of brands like Oxo and Fray Bentos.
As I’m interested in architecture and art in general, I was surprised to find so many early 20th century Art-Deco buildings in Montevideo, Uruguay’s capital.