Travel Blogs from Paraguay

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This is pretty nice., Iguazu Falls, Brazil travel blog

This is pretty nice.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... visiting Itaipu Dam, the largest hydro-electric power plant in the world, located on the Parana River between Brazil and Paraguay. It's a joint Brazilian-Paraguayan venture that generates about 80% of Paraguay's entire demand and 25% of Brazil's. Pretty ...

Illegal Immigrants, Ciudad del Este, Paraguay travel blog

Illegal Immigrants

A travel blog entry by shawnsmith

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... This corner of South America is known as pretty much one of the dodgiest on the continent due to Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay all essentially sharing a border where two rivers meet. This proximity and also being near to the jungle means LOTS of ...

Rio via Asuncion, Asuncion, Paraguay travel blog

Rio via Asuncion

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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... Rio de Janeiro and then heading down into Argentina and Chile.  Our original plan included a few days in Paraguay but we are going to head straight to Rio and maybe head back into Paraguay later on, so this visit only included the airport at ...

About a girl, the most gorgeous girl., Encarnaciˇn, Paraguay travel blog

About a girl, the most gorgeous girl.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... at least will mail her. He is right, he made a major mess didn't he? That's tonight's love story from Encarnaciˇn,áParaguay. Heartbreaking isn't it. We'll leave you with Chris Isaak's "Wicked Game." Goodnight and sleep tight from Radio Itap˙a ...

I screwed Gangsterville., Asuncion, Paraguay travel blog

I screwed Gangsterville.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... made a mistake. Forgot a zero or something. But no, it just plain and simply cheap here. Hence the title "I screwed Gangsterville". Paraguay is poor, in fact one of the poorest in Latin America. But you still see tons of souped-up Merzedes Benz, BMW ...

Itaipu Dam - Brazil and Paraguay, Itaipu Dam, Paraguay travel blog

Itaipu Dam - Brazil and Paraguay

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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... : CN Tower, Toronto, Empire State Building, New York; Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco; Panama Canal, Panama; Itaipu Dam, Brazil/Paraguay; Chunnel, England/France; North Sea Protection Works. When we realised we would see so many we decided to spend an ...

Undiscovered Asuncion, Asuncion, Paraguay travel blog

Undiscovered Asuncion

A travel blog entry by aborder

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... part of my blog. Sadly, as I walked to the Internet cafe, it was closed. Nevermind, the beer helped with another good long sleep. Paraguay is hot, sticky and uncomfortable to sleep in. I barely had a sheet over me, a fan near me was going all night and ...

Filadelfia., Filadelfia, Colombia travel blog

Filadelfia.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Filadelfia. ...

Six months on the road., Trinidad, Paraguay travel blog

Six months on the road.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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I'm in Trinidad, an UNESCO World Heritage site in southern Paraguay, close to the border with Argentina. It's a site containing ruins of an old Jesuit mission. That's all I can say I'm afraid, as I'm not really an expert in the area. The whole place is ...

Devil's Throat walkway., Iguazu Falls, Brazil travel blog

Devil's Throat walkway.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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So I am back at Iguazu Falls for the second time in less than nine months. Being in Florianˇpolis on our way towards Buenos Aires, there's no way we can skip taking the detour (I'm not even sure it is a detour) inland to visit these wonderful ...

Touring the Jesuit Missions, Trinidad, Jesus and Encarnacion, Paraguay travel blog

Touring the Jesuit Missions

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... square which is high up in the town with a lot of mainstream shops. We wandered around for ages to find camera shops (Paraguay is v cheap for electronics which is a blessing in disguise as we needed a new camera) and eventually found hundreds of them in ...

Bring on the beast..., Iguazu Falls, Argentina travel blog

Bring on the beast...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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"Bring on the Beast!" yells an Australian-Chinese-Indonesian - strapped into a powerboat on the mighty Rio Parana. There are screams and squeals - vocal adrenalin - all around as the boat heads towards the base of the largest of the mighty, tremendous ...

Almost Didn't Make That One!, Mariscal Estigarribia, Paraguay travel blog

Almost Didn't Make That One!

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... get accurate information about the status of the road south from Santa Cruz, and the possibility of then heading east directly into Paraguay. We were generally met with blank stares whenever we asked at tourist offices or travel agencies, and even at the ...

Asuncion, Asuncion, Paraguay travel blog

Asuncion

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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Water water everywhere, Presidente Franco, Paraguay travel blog

Water water everywhere

A travel blog entry by easties

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... here, the Iguassu and the Parana, and the middle of the junction is the point where Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay meet -  the so called triple frontier . Reading something about this area on the internet, it seems that George ...

A helluva lot of water!, Foz do Iguašu, Brazil travel blog

A helluva lot of water!

A travel blog entry by caznjasonescape

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... 36 hours through Europe and America. A very funny incident! Iguašu falls are right on the border of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay and there┤s a point where you can see all 3 countries. From the Brazilian side you get the far off ┤all ...

Three Countries In A Day., Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay travel blog

Three Countries In A Day.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... amazing world class attraction of Iguazu falls is quite unique in that it divides and creates the borders of three countries, Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. Due to this it is possible to do a day trip that places you in three countries in one day. It is ...

The Waterfall That Wasn't, Iguaz˙ Falls, Argentina travel blog

The Waterfall That Wasn't

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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Expectations were high! Our well-thumbed copy of the Argentina Lonely Planet described Iguaz˙ Falls under the Highlights Section as...."probably South America's most breathtaking sight....the cascades flow with incredible beauty, stretched in tiered ...

Asuncion, Asuncion, Paraguay travel blog

Asuncion

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... the passengers are literally tripping over one another. After the typical South American bus experience, we expected that Asuncion, Paraguay's capital, would be a typically chaotic South American city. We couldn't have been more wrong. In fact, ...

Back on the Straight and Narrow, Asunciˇn, Paraguay travel blog

Back on the Straight and Narrow

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... cleaning. Filadelfia itself is one of three Mennonite colonies that were established in the Gran Chaco area of northern Paraguay early in the twentieth century. Fleeing religious prosecution in Russia, Germany and even Canada, many Mennonites took ...

Another Ci˛n, Encarnaci˛n, Paraguay travel blog

Another Ci˛n

A travel blog entry by camille

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... the town on the Argentinian side and visit the Jesuit ruins there instead. Things I Learned * It only ever pours torrential rain in Paraguay * I shouldn`t feel it my duty to polish off a box of chocolate bon bons in 24 hours * I can read the Spanish ...

The Puzzling Paradox of Paraguay, Trinidad, Paraguay travel blog

The Puzzling Paradox of Paraguay

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... no doubt have also been very useful. The Jesuits established many missions in the upper Paranß region of present-day Paraguay, Argentina and Brazil, and the area just east of Encarnaciˇn has some strikingly impressive and extensive ruins at Trinidad ...

Slimming Down, Asunci˛n, Paraguay travel blog

Slimming Down

A travel blog entry by camille

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Unfortunately that would be my backpack, not me. Although come to think of it, I wouldn┤t want to post home my excess personal kilos only to have them reunited with me at home. Back in the Capital Asunci˛n is a whole lot better the second time ...

Para Para Paraguay, Asuncion, Paraguay travel blog

Para Para Paraguay

A travel blog entry by beardandblonde

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... . Mine is a condensed milk spread which is similar to Nutella in texture but has more of a caramel flavour. Natasha's saviour in Paraguay was powder cordial drinks sachets. Add these little beauties to water and you get a sweet juice drink. Great for the ...

One Big Dam, Ciudad del Este, Paraguay travel blog

One Big Dam

A travel blog entry by camille

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... to wait in a line, despite the fact that there were hundreds of people streaming across the bridge and walking casually into Paraguay. Luckily I figured that I needed to walk on the righthand side of the bridge, and was passed by lots of people looking ...

Another Tourist Train, Aregua, Paraguay travel blog

Another Tourist Train

A travel blog entry by camille

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... that this was fast becoming my favourite country for the genuine and friendly people and the relaxed, rural lifestyle. Things I Learned * Paraguay should be renamed Paraguapo for all the good looking people here (guapo means good looking) * You don`t ...

Not doing anything, Asunci˛n, Paraguay travel blog

Not doing anything

A travel blog entry by camille

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... feel my bankcard yelping. Also, swung by the Postal Museum. Dull really - I`m no philatelic. I wouldn`t have thought that Paraguay had ever seen snow, let alone have competitors, so why would they produce Winter Olympics stamps? Things I Learned * ...

A wet but warm welcome, Asunci˛n, Paraguay travel blog

A wet but warm welcome

A travel blog entry by camille

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... a sense of humour, adventure and low expectations!! Getting Here So many people have said to me, "Why do you want to go to Paraguay? There is nothing there and no tourists" Well, I`m loving the fact that there are hardly any other tourists and I don`t ...

In Iguazu w/ very limited Internet Access, Iguazu, Argentina travel blog

In Iguazu w/ very limited Internet Access

A travel blog entry by romero

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Iguazu Falls - 4/12 through 4/15 Will update later but we are having a great time and have incredible pictures and stories but unfortunately the internet connection is slower than AOL on dial up. Love you all will update travelpod as soon as ...

The Land the World Forgot, Asuncion, Paraguay travel blog

The Land the World Forgot

A travel blog entry by midlifecrisis

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... country is landlocked, flat, small and has lots of mosquitoes. Tourism does not seem to be a particularly promising business for Paraguay. There were several large (peaceful) protests going on while we were there. I did a couple of news searches on ...

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