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Cabo Polonio (for I loved this beautiful little hippie village like no other place in the world: happy people, laidback life, applauding for the sunset, next to the ocean, close to nature, no electricity, no running water, just love and peace... This is what heaven would look like, if it existed)

Uruguay needs to be your next destination. The food, the people, the culture... don't miss out on this amazing country the next time you travel to South America. Check out our reasons not to overlook Uruguay!

from Telegraph.co.uk

Gauchos at a rodeo at the Patria Grande festival in Montevideo, Uruguay, during Criolla Week

Gauchos at a rodeo at the Patria Grande festival in Montevideo, Uruguay, during Criolla Week - Telegraph

"Uruguayans are proud of their tango tradition (see page 350 on Carlos Gardel’s roots), but in a quieter, less intense way than in Buenos Aires. The city of Montevideo is attempting to cash in a bit more, with tango festivals and other events." Uruguay: the Bradt Guide; www.bradtguides.com