Uruguay is a country in the southeastern part of South America.  Uruguay’s only land border is with Rio Grande do Sol , Brazil, to the north. To the west lies the Uruguay River and the Estuary of the Rio de la Plata to the southwest. To the southeast lies the southern part of the Atlantic Ocean.  

 

 

Uruguay’s climate is relatively mild.  The average high is 69.8 degrees f. and the low is 51.7 degrees f.  

Uruguay is popular for it’s lively and charming culture.  It’s famous for it’s music art and cuisine.  Also it is well known for it’s world famous soccer team.  Uruguay’s cultural festivals also attracts many young crowds.  

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Finland is a nordic country in northern europe. It borders Sweeten, Norway, Russia, and Estonia. Finland is the 8th largest country in europe in terms of area, but the most sparsely populated country in the european union.

Finland is known for it’s many lakes, forest life and scenery. 86% of the country is covered by forest and there are 187,888 lakes.

The climate in Finland is generally cold. In the summer, the highest it reaches is 86 degrees f.  and during the winter it can reach the low climate of -4 degrees f.  1/4th of the country lies in the arctic circle which is why you can see the midnight sun.  The sun does not set for 73 days in the summer but does not rise for 51 days in the winter.

Many tourists visit Finland because of it’s many national parks and beautiful scenery.  Also, for the younger crowd, Finland has an urbanized region with cultural events and activities.  Some of these activities may include nordic skiing, golf, fishing, hiking, and yachting.