Traveling through Words, Images, and Ideas
Palacio Salvo in Montevideo is one of the tallest buildings in South America, coming in 3rd after its twin building in Buenos Aires.
The statue of Jose Gervasio Artigas, a military hero on both sides of the Rio de la Plata, guards the city of Montevideo.
Old architecture and murals in La Ciudad Vieja, Montevideo.
Rich in color and deep in politics, murals can be found all over the city of Montevideo.
The art scene in Montevideo (especially when you're staying with the coordinator of cultural programs) is on point.
Casa Pueblo was originally the summer house and workshop of Uruguayan artist Carlos Páez Vilaró, but it's now enjoyed by tourists (and locals) for its architecture and beautiful view.
Sculpture keeping an eye on the tourists at Casa Pueblo in Punta Ballena.
It's quite likely that I'll never grow tired of the sea, and perhaps I did miss being on this side of the Atlantic...but only a little.
Taking a short siesta at the famous puerto (port) of Punta Del Este.
Streets are quiet and picturesque in the old Portuguese settlement of Colonia del Sacramento.
Traditional house preserved in Colonia del Sacramento.
Old map made of tiles in Colonia del Sacramento.