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From Montevideo to Punta del Diablo

Going east.

Heading towards the beaches. Punta del Diablo is my next destination in this Uruguayan trip.

Tres Cruces terminal, Montevideo
Tres Cruces terminal, Montevideo

It’s a 4.5- to 5-hour bus ride from Montevideo to Punta del Diablo, in a comfortable long distance bus belonging to one of the several companies that serve this route.

As soon as we leave Montevideo, it’s just green countryside and small villages. There are no cities along Ruta 9, and even San Carlos, Rocha and Castillos are just medium-sized towns.

Here’s some photos I took from the bus (with a mixed use of smartphone and SLR camera):