Travel Blogs from Asuncion, Paraguay

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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 ...

I screwed Gangsterville., Asuncion, Paraguay travel blog

I screwed Gangsterville.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... it at all, but it truly made my visit. So go check out Paraguay, now! I could have easily spent more time in Paraguay and Asuncion, but I have to make my way south before the winter sets in for real in Patagonia. I plan to catch a flight to Ushuaia ...

Undiscovered Asuncion, Asuncion, Paraguay travel blog

Undiscovered Asuncion

A travel blog entry by aborder

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... , some egg in there also, potatoes, tomatoes, it was delicious and came with four little bread rolls. Once digested, I explored Asuncion. There wasn't much to explore but I walked up and down so many streets in the centre, explored the plazas and ...

Asuncion, Asuncion, Paraguay travel blog

Asuncion

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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Asuncion, Asuncion, Paraguay travel blog

Asuncion

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... so full 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Asuncion - ?, Asuncion - ?, Paraguay travel blog

Asuncion - ?

A travel blog entry by kandg

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... by bus, whenever your vehicle stops it┤s likely to be invaded by numerous people offering the strangest products. Finally, Paraguay is sordid. During the day newspaper stands give at least half their shelf space to pornographic magazines but at night ...

Puerto Iguazu - Asuncion, Asuncion, Paraguay travel blog

Puerto Iguazu - Asuncion

A travel blog entry by kandg

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... to do stupid things. Hence, a few buses and a couple of taxis after making the decision, we arrived in Paraguay┤s ┤renowned┤ capital, Asuncion. We don┤t know why we┤re here or what we┤re going to do now we┤ve arrived but we were a mere eight hours ...

The noisiest room ever!, Ascunsion, Paraguay travel blog

The noisiest room ever!

A travel blog entry by dawn_smedley

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... this makes the atmosphere even better and the people were unbelievably friendly to match! We had a lovely day wandering around soaking up the sites and decided to move onto Encarnacion in Southern Paraguay the next day to go and see some Jesuit ...

officialnessssssssss, Asuncion, Paraguay travel blog

officialnessssssssss

A travel blog entry by katiemessick

... western hemisphere affairs........which meant there was heaps of press and we are in the newspapers here, sweet¬ I am staying in Asuncion for the weekend in a shwanky hotel before reality Tuesday morning when I head to site¬ I will be in touch ...

Pictures, Asuncion, Paraguay travel blog

Pictures

A travel blog entry by chimmie13

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Pictures...finally.. ...

Long Road to a Quiet City, Asuncion, Paraguay travel blog

Long Road to a Quiet City

A travel blog entry by calmyourjets

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... to stop any unsuspecting tourists wandering in. I also visited a museum close to the hostel filled with artifacts related to Paraguay's history and established by a Monsignor. Many of the items were religious and linked to either the Jesuits or ...

Still in the jungle..., Asuncion, Bolivia travel blog

Still in the jungle...

A travel blog entry by markcreery

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Jungle Life, Day 2: We set off this morning on a 3-hour boat trip north deeper into the reserve, for overnight camping at a ranger station and more exploration. Who would┤ve thought a one night camp for 2 people would involve so much staff coming ...

One Day in Paraguay, Asuncion, Paraguay travel blog

One Day in Paraguay

A travel blog entry by simonryser

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... ! Paraguay ist eigentlich eines der aermsten Laender in Suedamerika! Darum gehen auch sehr viele Suedamerikaner aus anderen Laender nach Paraguay um zu shoppen! Uns wurde natuerlich das gleiche erzaehlt und darum hatten wir den heutigen Tag dick in der ...

Carrots, Guarambare, Paraguay travel blog

Carrots

A travel blog entry by katiemessick

... I was able to sleep in until 8am this morning.  We had a full day traveling around her site and then checking out more of Asuncion!  My dad is always asking what it smells like, feels like, looks like and all that jazz, so i┤ll try to ...

Air Conditioning, Guarambare, Paraguay travel blog

Air Conditioning

A travel blog entry by katiemessick

... you I saw my sister┤s Quince dress...well, i┤ll tell you again.  A girl┤s 15th bday party is a v. special occasion in Paraguay and the fiesta is planned for starting the day they turn 14.  My sister will be having about 100 people to her ...

Environmental Education Workshop for Teachers, Asuncion, Paraguay travel blog

Environmental Education Workshop for Teachers

A travel blog entry by paraguayeric

... girl under the age of 18, five men over the age of 25, and one boy aged 18.    Since Guyra Paraguay's Environmental Education specialist Elizabeth Cabrera, a fluent speaker of both Guarani and Spanish, presented the workshop, my main role in ...

An update!, Guarambare, Paraguay travel blog

An update!

A travel blog entry by chimmie13

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Okay...so it has been a while since my last update and I┤m trying to remember all that has happened.  We have the whole weekend off and we walked here in the pouring rain to come to town so hopefully you all enjoy this blog!  We only have 2 ...

the new daily life with x mas and new years, Carapegua, Paraguay travel blog

the new daily life with x mas and new years

A travel blog entry by paraguayeric

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My current daily life- 500am. Wake up to crying kids or grandma yelling like a banshee. Put pillow over ears and go back to sleep as much as possible. 800am. Climb out of bed through the so called door flap of my mosquito net, strech my weary bones, ...

whoa... where did 2 years go?!?, Asuncion, Paraguay travel blog

whoa... where did 2 years go?!?

A travel blog entry by carrrrin

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... games and so do I.  And we root for the same PYan professional team.  There are 3 more World Cup elmination games in Asuncion next year, as well.  Speaking of... did everyone catch that PY vs. Peru game last wed?  I was at the stadium ...

chicken heart., Guarambare, Paraguay travel blog

chicken heart.

A travel blog entry by katiemessick

howdy dudey time folks. i┤m trying to upload photos, but i think my computer is too old school for my new school camera...argh... but i┤ll try to find a way to get them ˇut there┤ ... let┤s see... last few days have been busy, long and ...

The Honesty of Paraguayans.., Guarambare, Paraguay travel blog

The Honesty of Paraguayans..

A travel blog entry by trevorivey

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... experience, because now I know that whenever I need to travel to another department (state) in PY..I have to change buses in Asuncion at the terminal...kind of like an outdoor airport terminal...where you can catch buses going to all parts of the ...

Animals, Guarambare, Paraguay travel blog

Animals

A travel blog entry by chimmie13

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Okay guys....I know you won't believe this but there actually is A/C in Paraguay.  I'm enjoying it at this moment along with some free internet.  We are hoping to get some good food and do some shopping on our day off.  We don't get many of ...

Ascuncion, Ascuncion, Paraguay travel blog

Ascuncion

A travel blog entry by murdock

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Writing several days after the fact produces somewhat lackluster results, but I will attempt to give a little detail to my time in Ascuncion even though I am writing from the Argentine-Bolivian border. As I've noted in several emails, Ascuncion is a ...

decouverte de la culture paraguayenne*, Asuncion, Paraguay travel blog

decouverte de la culture paraguayenne*

A travel blog entry by loelai

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