Tim Burford

Tim Burford

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Tim Burford studied languages at Oxford University. In 1991, after five years as a publisher, he began writing guidebooks for Bradt, firstly on hiking in east-central Europe and then on backpacking and ecotourism in Latin America. He has now written nine books for Bradt, as well as the Rough Guides to Romania and Alaska.

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Carnaval: Uruguay’s carnival season

Uruguay has the longest carnival season of any country, lasting over 80 days.

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Maté-drinking in Uruguay

In Uruguay, maté-drinking seems more like a justified relaxation before or after getting on with the rest of one’s life.

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The Uruguayan gaucho

Author Tim Burford tells the story one of Uruguay’s most iconic symbols – the gaucho.

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