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Old August 7th, 2006, 05:26 PM   #1
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¡Conocé Uruguay, mas de 100 fotos!

Hola, les presento aca un thread que hice en ingles para q los otros foristas "no en latinscapers" conocieran Uruguay (nadie le dio mucha bola todavia, y los postee en un solo lugar)
Espero q algunos como lissi o parlanchin no se calienten xq les choree algunas fotos (de mvd)...

Hello people, hou r u??
Here, there are a lot of photos of a small country in South America between Argentina & Brazil
Uruguay is the most develop country in South America in health, education, culture, acces to potable water, and other things.
Basic Data:
Name: República Oriental del Uruguay
Alphabetization. 98% in uruguay the education is free from school to university.
Life espectancy. 76 years. The health also is free
Potable water access. 99%
HDI. 40th in world (high)
Language. Spanish
Inhabitants. 3,463,000.
In rhis thread are photos of: Montevideo...Salto...Punta del Este...Piriápolis & Colonia del Sacramento.


URUGUAY AERIAL VIEW


Next I'll show pictures of many cities of the country (before enounced), beginning for the capital, Montevideo: 1,500,000 pop.
MONTEVIDEO


An aerial general view


Aerial view of the "Ciudad Vieja" & Downtown


One of the access to Mvd


Another access

http://i91.photobucket.com/albums/k2...teriosalud.jpg
Ministry of Public Healt


Sunset in the bay


This is "Estadio Centenario" where 13 teams played for the first Fifa World Cup. Uruguay won the first cup in his stadium!!!


This is Independencia Sq. The most important square in Mvd


A part of the seaport




This is the presidential house....(The Whithe House in Uruguay, lol!)




This is Libertador Avenue


"Obelisco"


Independencia Sq from Solis Theater


Independencia Sq & Palacio Salvo that was the tallest building in Latin America




City Gate, was the gate of old Montevideo

[IMG]/Montevideo/mvd45.jpg[/IMG]

http://i91.photobucket.com/albums/k2...ideo/mvd44.jpg
A tunnel


Sheraton Hotel


Buildings in one of the most expensive zones in Mvd


View in the nigth of World Trade Center Montevideo, also in most expensive commercial zones


Other view of WTC


Uruguay's Parliament


Highway in Montevideo, from here you can access to all country


Houses in seafront Ave.


The "Pocitos" neighbord












National Admin. of Seaports


Building in seaport


"Peatonal Sarandí" a street for pedestrians


Peatonal Sarandí & Palacio Salvo


Historic buildings

[IMG]
http://i91.photobucket.com/albums/k296/livandaa_1990/Montevideo/mvd24.jpg[/IMG]


The Old Town






Public Bank of the Republic in Old Town




"Entrevero" Sq




One of the public universities, this the university of Laws


Downtown's Ave


Antel Tower. Tallest building in URU



http://i91.photobucket.com/albums/k2...ideo/mvd12.jpg
Antel & Seaport


Sunset


Castle in Seafront Ave.


Solis Theater


St. with trees


Montevideo from "Parque Rodó" Neighbord


Parliament


"Carrasco" Hotel & Casino under renovation, this is on hold


Palacio Salvo, Independencia Sq. & Downtown


In Uruguay @ the seafront we say "Rambla"


Antel




View of Mvd from Antel Tower
____________________________________________________________

PUNTA DEL ESTE
Punta del Este is the "Miami" of South Am., with beautiful beaches, buildings, travels, parks & hotels.
Punta is a very funny city with disco, eat, drink, beach, natural...
Punta also has it faces, the Gorritti Island, an ecological reserve, but also, exellent beaches & funnn..
Every year, come to punta thousands of tourists from Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Europe & rest of the world
Punta is incredible


An aerial of Punta and Maldonado City.


The lighthouse of Punta


Beach on a cloudy day


Punta from a ship




A beautiful & peculiar photo in Punta


Punta @ night


Skyline


Highway to Punta


Downtown, Gorlero Ave.






Conrad Hotel-Casino


Buildings


Sunset


Skyline from "Punta Ballena"


Buildings in Punta seafront


Punta del Este @ night

PIRIAPOLIS

Piriapolis is the city of dreams, cause, is in the hills.. has hotels, beaches & wonderful views from the hills to sea... its a mystic city because was founded for an alchemist, looking for a place whit good energies.....definitively, he found it.


Piriapolis from Google Earth


The beach


A wonderful view


Hotel "Colón"










Hotel "Argentino"

SALTO

Salto is in north west of the country with coast to Uruguay River.
One of the most famous things in Salto is Salto Grande Dam, a binational hydroelectric complex.
In the city live 100.000+ inhabitants & the economic resouces, are the production of citruses & tourism..because in salto is the biggest acuatic park in South Am. Cause in salto, a decades ago, looking for oil, was discovered, thermal waters, being thus, one of the thermal places os quality in America.
With five-stars hotels, etc.


Salto aerial view


Square at night


Church & fountain


Salto st.




Entrance to Salto


Downtown St


Skyline


This is Salto Grande dam, the biggest dam in Uruguay & Argentina, a few kilometers to north of Salto


COLONIA DEL SACRAMENTO
Colonia, was founded in 1680 by the Portuguese, during decades and decades was disputed by Spanish Empire & Portuguese, for be a city strategically located, in the union of "rio de la Plara" & "Río Uruguay", where they could had a control in the ships (enemys, smugglers) that could enter to continent for this river, what was not advisable, to the empire that was in this moment governing the city. If a ship did wonna sail in the river had to pay a tax.
Colonia, has an old & a modern areas, the old city (since 1680) was declared
Historic Patrimony of the Humanity by UNESCO.


Gathe that divides the old & modern areas


View from lighthouse


Classical photo




A tree, a light & lighthouse


Historical house of portuguese style




Lighthouse night


Colonia City Hall




obvious in an historic city...






Bullring, spanish, spanish, spanish




The church


From Uruguay River


Sunset




This is all of Uruguay.
hopefully they have enjoyed it.
Greetings.Bye
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Old August 7th, 2006, 05:27 PM   #2
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Conoce Uruguay, mas de 100 fotos!!!

Hola, les presento aca un thread que hice en ingles para q los otros foristas "no en latinscapers" conocieran Uruguay (nadie le dio mucha bola todavia, y los postee en un solo lugar)
Espero q algunos como lissi o parlanchin no se calienten xq les choree algunas fotos (de mvd)...

Hello people, hou r u??
Here, there are a lot of photos of a small country in South America between Argentina & Brazil
Uruguay is the most develop country in South America in health, education, culture, acces to potable water, and other things.
Basic Data:
Name: República Oriental del Uruguay
Alphabetization. 98% in uruguay the education is free from school to university.
Life espectancy. 76 years. The health also is free
Potable water access. 99%
HDI. 40th in world (high)
Language. Spanish
Inhabitants. 3,463,000.
In rhis thread are photos of: Montevideo...Salto...Punta del Este...Piriápolis & Colonia del Sacramento.


URUGUAY AERIAL VIEW


Next I'll show pictures of many cities of the country (before enounced), beginning for the capital, Montevideo: 1,500,000 pop.
MONTEVIDEO


An aerial general view


Aerial view of the "Ciudad Vieja" & Downtown


One of the access to Mvd


Another access

http://i91.photobucket.com/albums/k2...teriosalud.jpg
Ministry of Public Healt


Sunset in the bay


This is "Estadio Centenario" where 13 teams played for the first Fifa World Cup. Uruguay won the first cup in his stadium!!!


This is Independencia Sq. The most important square in Mvd


A part of the seaport




This is the presidential house....(The Whithe House in Uruguay, lol!)




This is Libertador Avenue


"Obelisco"


Independencia Sq from Solis Theater


Independencia Sq & Palacio Salvo that was the tallest building in Latin America




City Gate, was the gate of old Montevideo

[IMG]/Montevideo/mvd45.jpg[/IMG]

http://i91.photobucket.com/albums/k2...ideo/mvd44.jpg
A tunnel


Sheraton Hotel


Buildings in one of the most expensive zones in Mvd


View in the nigth of World Trade Center Montevideo, also in most expensive commercial zones


Other view of WTC


Uruguay's Parliament


Highway in Montevideo, from here you can access to all country


Houses in seafront Ave.


The "Pocitos" neighbord












National Admin. of Seaports


Building in seaport


"Peatonal Sarandí" a street for pedestrians


Peatonal Sarandí & Palacio Salvo


Historic buildings

[IMG]
http://i91.photobucket.com/albums/k296/livandaa_1990/Montevideo/mvd24.jpg[/IMG]


The Old Town






Public Bank of the Republic in Old Town




"Entrevero" Sq




One of the public universities, this the university of Laws


Downtown's Ave


Antel Tower. Tallest building in URU



http://i91.photobucket.com/albums/k2...ideo/mvd12.jpg
Antel & Seaport


Sunset


Castle in Seafront Ave.


Solis Theater


St. with trees


Montevideo from "Parque Rodó" Neighbord

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Old August 7th, 2006, 05:44 PM   #3
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Parliament


"Carrasco" Hotel & Casino under renovation, this is on hold


Palacio Salvo, Independencia Sq. & Downtown


In Uruguay @ the seafront we say "Rambla"


Antel




View of Mvd from Antel Tower
____________________________________________________________

PUNTA DEL ESTE
Punta del Este is the "Miami" of South Am., with beautiful beaches, buildings, travels, parks & hotels.
Punta is a very funny city with disco, eat, drink, beach, natural...
Punta also has it faces, the Gorritti Island, an ecological reserve, but also, exellent beaches & funnn..
Every year, come to punta thousands of tourists from Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Europe & rest of the world
Punta is incredible


An aerial of Punta and Maldonado City.


The lighthouse of Punta


Beach on a cloudy day


Punta from a ship




A beautiful & peculiar photo in Punta


Punta @ night


Skyline


Highway to Punta


Downtown, Gorlero Ave.






Conrad Hotel-Casino


Buildings


Sunset


Skyline from "Punta Ballena"


Buildings in Punta seafront


Punta del Este @ night

PIRIAPOLIS

Piriapolis is the city of dreams, cause, is in the hills.. has hotels, beaches & wonderful views from the hills to sea... its a mystic city because was founded for an alchemist, looking for a place whit good energies.....definitively, he found it.


Piriapolis from Google Earth


The beach


A wonderful view


Hotel "Colón"










Hotel "Argentino"
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Old August 7th, 2006, 05:55 PM   #4
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SALTO

Salto is in north west of the country with coast to Uruguay River.
One of the most famous things in Salto is Salto Grande Dam, a binational hydroelectric complex.
In the city live 100.000+ inhabitants & the economic resouces, are the production of citruses & tourism..because in salto is the biggest acuatic park in South Am. Cause in salto, a decades ago, looking for oil, was discovered, thermal waters, being thus, one of the thermal places os quality in America.
With five-stars hotels, etc.


Salto aerial view


Square at night


Church & fountain


Salto st.




Entrance to Salto


Downtown St


Skyline


This is Salto Grande dam, the biggest dam in Uruguay & Argentina, a few kilometers to north of Salto


COLONIA DEL SACRAMENTO
Colonia, was founded in 1680 by the Portuguese, during decades and decades was disputed by Spanish Empire & Portuguese, for be a city strategically located, in the union of "rio de la Plara" & "Río Uruguay", where they could had a control in the ships (enemys, smugglers) that could enter to continent for this river, what was not advisable, to the empire that was in this moment governing the city. If a ship did wonna sail in the river had to pay a tax.
Colonia, has an old & a modern areas, the old city (since 1680) was declared
Historic Patrimony of the Humanity by UNESCO.


Gathe that divides the old & modern areas


View from lighthouse


Classical photo




A tree, a light & lighthouse


Historical house of portuguese style




Lighthouse night


Colonia City Hall




obvious in an historic city...






Bullring, spanish, spanish, spanish




The church


From Uruguay River


Sunset




This is all of Uruguay.
hopefully they have enjoyed it.
Greetings.Bye
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Old August 7th, 2006, 06:00 PM   #5
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Sin palabras, tu thread es impresionante, no lo podias haber hecho mejor.Ademas fue muy buena tu idea de colocarlo en los foros mundiales ya que nos hace falta mayor presencia a nivel internacional.Un abrazo y gracias x estas fotos, te pasaste.
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Really enjoyed these pics. Have visited all these places except Salto. My trip to Uruguay was only for 2 nights. Thanks.
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Old August 8th, 2006, 02:07 AM   #7
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Que forma de empezar en el foro querido, increible la recopilacion sin palabras, donde la pusiste en el foro internacional?
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pero que país tan bello... muy lindo y bien conservado!!!!

me gusta tb el mini château presidencial!!!!!!

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Pequeno país, porém belo!
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Excelente me encanto!!!
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wow me encanto ese tour por uruguay se ve q progresa a ritmo acelerado muy buen thread ilignelli
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muy bueno hay muchas cosas que jamas vi!!
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excelente compilación, felicitaciones!
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Primera vez que veo este thread!!! genial
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muy bueno illi....si no se comento en el pasado se comenta ahora....salú!!

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Old February 17th, 2008, 04:50 AM   #16
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great job !! jeje
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Uruguay, sus ríos, arroyos, cañadas y lagos

Abro este Thread para los que tengan interés en compartir fotos, vivencias, anécdotas de todas las zonas fluviales de nuestro país.
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excelente idea!! aguante el uruguay natural!!! fotos pronto
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Itapebí Grde. Dep. Salto.

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sangrador de algas verdes... perdido entre los montes naturales de la zona de Salto.

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