Skip to Content

Uruguay: Last day

Day 7- our last official day of the trip. On our last day we visited Alto de la Ballena, a Winery Mrs. Paula Pivel and Mr. Alvaro Lorenzo. Mrs. Paula talked to us about how her and her husband started the winery. She also talked about her transition from living…
Read More

Montevideo Monuments

For our first full day in Uruguay, Bruno took us around Montevideo to see the local history and culture. Our first stop was Fortaleza del Cerro, an old fort built in the 1800s. The fort sits on the highest point in Montevideo, giving it the strategic advantage. The fort stands…
Read More

A shorter program than I expected.

Just a week ago, I was reflecting on how I was not even 1/4 of the way through my exchange program to Zurich, but it is unfortunate that given the current situation with the COVID-19 outbreak, my program has been suspended. I’m headed home. This past week has been quite…
Read More

A Small Country With a Big Heart

There is no better way to describe the nation of Uruguay rather than to say that it is a small country with a big heart. Each and every stop, shop, and farm we visited opened their doors, homes and hearts with welcoming arms. Even when there was an apparent language…
Read More