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Exclusive dining at Bodega Garzón

January 24, 2016 - If you would be cruising the highways of Uruguay, you would not know it exists. However, hidden inside the hills around...
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Birds of Uruguay: white-throated hummingbird

August 10, 2015 - As might be clear from the amount of photos of that specific subject I take, I like birds. And sometimes, when I researc...
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Copa Corona 2015 Finals

January 19, 2015 - On Friday January 16th, the finals of the Copa Corona 2015 were held at Montoya Beach in La Barra, Uruguay. La Barra is...
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Hotel Carrasco

May 05, 2013 - Hotel Carrasco is a historical building on the rambla (coastal road) of Montevideo, Uruguay. The name Carrasco refers to...
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Flamingos in Arroyo Maldonado

December 06, 2012 - Uruguay is home to Phoenicopterus chilensis, or as it is called in English, the Chilean Flamingo. I had seen flamingos b...
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Laguna del Diario

October 31, 2012 - Laguna del Diario is a small lake in Punta del Este. It's about 4 hectare (about 10 acres). It's located at the entrance...
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Puro Verso

September 22, 2012 - In the old center of Montevideo, there is a beautiful bookstore called " Puro Verso ". It's a bit difficult to translate...
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Whales in Punta

September 17, 2012 - Every year, between July and November, groups of southern right whales (Eubalaena Australis) visit the coast of Uruguay.
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The old train station of José Ignacio

April 23, 2012 - The building above is the old train station of José Ignacio. It lies in the middle of nowhere, nowhere near the current...
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Old farm

April 21, 2012 - Yesterday we visited an old farm what is being restored by two Belgian friends. It is located in the town José Ignacio....
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Driving around Punta

April 09, 2012 - Having had fun with my previous time-lapse, last Saturday I went for a drive again. This time I did a more panoramic dri...
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Punta del Este to La Floresta (or 60 km in less than 5 minutes)

April 05, 2012 - Yesterday I mounted my camera to a tripod sticking out of the sunroof, and programmed my camera to take a picture every...
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Alto de la Ballena

March 27, 2012 - Alto de la Ballena is the name of a vineyard near Punta del Este. It's located at the Ruta 12, a few kilometers before i...
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Capilla de la Asunción

March 25, 2012 - Near Laguna de Sauce, in the provence of Maldonado and at about 20 km from Punta del Este, you can find a small and char...
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El Aguila

March 22, 2012 - El Aguila (The Eagle), at a distance of 3 kilometers from the city Atlántida in the province called Canelones, is one of...
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Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria

March 17, 2012 - In the peninsula of Punta del Este, near the lighthouse, you can find the small, quaint church called "Nuestra Señora de...
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Carrasco Airport

March 16, 2012 - Aeropuerto Internacional de Carrasco (Carrasco International Airport) is the most important international airport of Uru...
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Harbor of Punta del Este

March 13, 2012 - The port of Punta del Este is officially called "Puerto Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria", which roughly translates to "H...
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Cerro Pan de Azúcar

March 10, 2012 - Cerro Pan de Azúcar ("sugar bread hill") is the third highest hill in Uruguay and quite close to Piriápolis. With a heig...
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Estancia Vik

March 08, 2012 - Estancia Vik is a luxurious resort located at about 8 kilometers from José Ignacio and 30 kilometers from Punta del Este...
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Lightning in Punta del Este

March 05, 2012 - Tonight we had lightning in Punta, so I asked some friends of us who live in a building near the Mansa beach if they cou...
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Dusk

March 04, 2012 - Dusk is a very special moment to me, maybe even more so than the sunset. The colors are just amazing. When taking photos...
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La Patria Gaucha

February 29, 2012 - La Patria Gaucha is a yearly rural festival that is held at the beginning of March. Guacho's (the Uruguayan variant of c...
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Wavy bridge of La Barra

February 27, 2012 - The wavy bridge of La Barra is a local attraction, because given enough speed, it feels like being in a roller coaster w...
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Sunset in paradise

February 25, 2012 - Punta del Este is a great place to be. It has a pleasant mix of peace and quiet, beautiful nature, a nice urban structur...
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Catch a wave

February 24, 2012 - Cabo Polonio is an interesting place in Uruguay. It doesn't have electricity, so the shops there use a generator for the...
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