Argentina - Uruguay (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Uruguay chapter from Lonely Planet’s Argentina guidebook.

Wedged like a grape between Brazil’s gargantuan thumb and Argentina’s long forefinger, Uruguay has always been something of an underdog. Yet after two centuries living in the shadow of its neighbors, South America’s smallest country is finally getting a little well-deserved recognition.

  • dance to a different drummer during Montevideo’s month-long Carnaval
  • maps
  • catch a wave or a late-night beach party along the untamed shoreline at Punta del Diablo
  • transport
  • soak your weary traveling muscles in the thermal baths near Salto
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Montevideo, Western Uruguay, Colonia del Sacramento, Carmelo, Mercedes, Paysandú, Salto, Tacuarembó, Valle Edén, Eastern Uruguay, Piriápolis and around, Punta del Este, La Paloma, La Pedrera, Cabo Polonio, Punta del Diablo, Parque Nacional Santa Teresa, Understand Uruguay, Uruguay Today, History, Culture, Food & Drink, Environment and Survival Guide.

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