Ten Things I Want To Do In Uruguay
“When you’re traveling, ask the traveler for advice, not someone whose lameness keeps him in one place.” Rumi
Punta De Este is the “Hamptons Of South America.” Relax at a beautiful hotel and visit the beaches.
See Casapueblo. It is an art museum in a nine story white washed hillside building owned by artist Carlos Paez Vilaro, in Punta Del Este.
Eat at La Huella in the trendy fishing village of Jose Ignacio with its interesting shops, lighthouse and beautiful beaches.
Take a street art tour in Montevideo.
Since I won’t be there for Carnaval, there is a Carnaval Museum in Montevideo.
Visit the Mercado de los Artesanos, packed with local handicrafts, or Sunday’s sprawling Feria de Tristán Narvaja in Montevideo.
Walk La Rambla in Montevideo which is the longest sidewalk in the world that runs the full length of Montevide’s coastline (13.5 miles – so maybe half and uber back) Stop at the Mercado Del Puerto.
Have some good asado ( barbecued meats), yerba mate and dulce de leche (similar to Argentina).
Visit a vineyard and do some wine tasting. Uruguay is known for the red Tannat.
Drive along the coast and stop and different fishing villages and beaches.