Category: Architecture & Historic Buildings

Those unmistakable rural schools in Uruguay

Those unmistakable rural schools in Uruguay

In the 1960s, a philanthropist and an engineer set about replacing “school shacks” in the poorest, most remote parts of Uruguay. They went on to build 228.

25 de agosto - uruguay countryside best things to do

The extraordinary murals of 25 de agosto

The sleepiest little towns in Uruguay can be full of surprises. This one just an hour from Montevideo is home to over 100 murals by a French artist.

Uruguay travel

Get THE architecture guide to Montevideo

A perfect traveller & photographer resource, I unearthed this little gem buried on a gov’t website. Montevideo is a feast for the eyes and the soul.

Carillon-in-Cerro-Colorado-5

The bell tower in the middle of nowhere

Looking for unique things to do in Uruguay? Be one of the only overseas travelers ever to climb to the top of this carillon in remote Cerro Colorado.

Montevideo’s Prado neighbourhood

Minutes from downtown, Montevideo’s leafy El Prado district is a photographer’s paradise of ghostly mansions, stately art galleries and tangled greenery.

I love Montevideo - candombe troupe - by Jimmy Baikovicius

Why we love Montevideo

Montevideo is often overshadowed by Buenos Aires. Three well-travelled bloggers tell what made them fall in love with South America’s off-the-radar capital.