Unique Uruguay

    Day 1

    Day 1 – Saturday, December 03, 2011 – Depart Denver, CO; Transfer in Atlanta, GA; Flight to Santiago, Chile

    The snow began at midnight and by the time we woke up at 5:30 to check the weather we had horizontal snow and at least six inches of the white...

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    Day 02 - Sunday, December 04, 2011 - Flight into Santiago, Chile; Transfer to Montevideo, Uruguay; Transfer to the Balmoral Plaza Hotel; Explore El Centro

    As soon as we landed in Santiago we were rushed through the in-transit lines, security, and then on to the gate area at the terminal....

    Day 3

    Day 03 - Monday, December 05, 2011 – City Tour of Montevideo, Uruguay

    Monday in Montevideo – what a beautiful spring day! We met Bob & Susan for breakfast in the hotel and then we made arrangements for sightseeing tours for our two whole days in Uruguay.

    The tour companies...

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    Day 04 - Tuesday, December 06, 2011 - Montevideo, Day Trip to Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

    We met Bob & Susan for breakfast at 7:30 and then at 8:30 we met our local tour company for a day trip to Colonia del Sacramento.

    As this was very reputable company used...

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    Day 05 - Wednesday, December 07, 2011 - Montevideo, Day Trip to Cerro San Antonio, Piriápolis, Punta del Este, Uruguay

    This morning when we checked our mail and looked at the weather at home in Monument, CO we saw that it was still cold and snowy. Our day in Montevideo...

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    Day 06 - Thursday, December 08, 2011 - Morning in Montevideo, Uruguay; Flight to São Paulo, Brasil

    Today was a travel day and thankfully we had a midday flight. We had plenty of time to get ready, pack, and have a leisurely breakfast.

    Tamara, the Brendan Tour Company representatives picked...

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Day 2: Goat Cave Karst Nature Preserve


The Preserve was set aside to buffer some of the ecologically sensitive karsts in the area from encroaching neighborhoods. Karsts are caves that feed directly into the Edwards Aquifer below ground.

Because the three caves can be dangerous to hikers and nonprofessional spelunkers, they are...

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