South America - Uruguay (PDF Chapter)
This is the Uruguay chapter from Lonely Planet’s South America guidebook.
Short-term visitors will find plenty to keep them busy in cosmopolitan Montevideo, picturesque Colonia and party-till-you-drop Punta del Este. But it pays to dig deeper. Go wildlife-watching along the Atlantic coast, or horseback riding under the big sky of Uruguay’s interior.
- dance during Montevideo’s Carnaval
- catch a wave or beach party along Punta del Diablo’s shoreline
- soak your muscles in the hot springs near Salto
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Montevideo, Western Uruguay, Colonia del Sacra-mento, Carmelo, Mercedes, Paysandú, Salto, Tacuarembó & Around, Eastern Uruguay, Piriápolis & Around, Punta del Este, Cabo Polonio, Punta del Diablo, Parque Nacional Santa Teresa, Un-derstand Uruguay, Uruguay Today, History, Culture, Environment, Survival Guide.
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