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Montevideo

Montevideo, Uruguay’s capital, was founded as protection against Portuguese Colonia (which was founded as protection against Spanish Buenos Aires). This capital of about a million and a half people is both large city with business district and small city with … Continue reading

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Colonia

Colonia del Sacramento, the official name of this small, picturesque UNESCO World Heritage Site town in western Uruguay, was founded as a Portuguese smuggling port to counter the importance of Spanish-ruled Buenos Aires. Today, the cobblestone streets of the Barrio … Continue reading

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