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My First Police Shake Down (Coima)

As we pulled through the toll on our way back to Montevideo from Punta del Este we were waved down by a police officer standing behind the booth. It was Thursday afternoon, the sun was out and the roads were quiet. I don’t know if it was the rental car sticker on our bumper, that we were coming from Punta …

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Turning Lemons into Lemonade in Punta del Este, Uruguay

Imagine yourself driving home from a nice evening out on the town. Maybe you had a big dinner with friends, drank some wine and had a few laughs. Now imagine as you’re heading back to your condo or hotel along the water you notice a commotion in the distance. You look closer and see something happening where you took those …