Travel Blogs from Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay

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Illegal Immigrants, Ciudad del Este, Paraguay travel blog

Illegal Immigrants

A travel blog entry by shawnsmith

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... 've ever seen and apparently a lot of the money goes to support terrorist groups and drug running. Wicked. The Great Border Run - Ciudad del Este, Paraguay We don´t have a visa for Paraguay and weren´t about to pay $45 US for one, so we headed to ...

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 ...

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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... watching some street urchins have a bit of a fight over territory for cleaning car windscreens! We found the border city of Cuidad Del Este rather dirty, unkempt, and unappealing. After a long day it was back to our hostel, hoping for a better nights ...

One Big Dam, Ciudad del Este, Paraguay travel blog

One Big Dam

A travel blog entry by camille

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... world types of fences. A few stray pylons managed to escape and race across the green countryside. Border Crossing Getting back to Ciudad del Este was better than expected. After flipping the bird at a bus that didn`t stop to pick me up, I was ...

If only for a day, Ciudad del Este, Paraguay travel blog

If only for a day

A travel blog entry by kimandjohn

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As mentioned earlier, Paraguay is just across the border from us here in Iguassu.  The border town of Ciudad del Este is known as a commercial center, due to it´s location near the border and Paraguay´s lack of sales tax.  So John ...

Paraguay, Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay travel blog

Paraguay

A travel blog entry by sarahandaimee

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Brazil's side of the falls, Iguazu National Park, Brazil travel blog

Brazil's side of the falls

A travel blog entry by exploreamerica

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In the morning we took a bus over the border and into Brazil.  From there we reentered Iguazu National Park.  There is only about 20% of the falls actually on this side but the views from here were spectacular.  There are 275 cascades ...

Gringo Day Trip, Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay travel blog

Gringo Day Trip

A travel blog entry by davyandelve

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A day trip to Paraguay, where we ended up being gingos shopping, not very pleasant being recognised as a gringo for one as it dicated the way the day would go, being followed and hassled by all. The day was shortly lived in ...

Dodgy as hell, Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay travel blog

Dodgy as hell

A travel blog entry by 12_months_off

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"Dodgy as hell", that's how someone described Ciudad del Este to me. Wandering through its shopping streets - a counterfeiter's paradise where everything (most of it illegal) is for sale - I can understand how the description came about. Moreover, the ...

Paraguay!!, Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay travel blog

Paraguay!!

A travel blog entry by kateharland

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... the immingration room before venturing into the unknown. We had been forewarned that there were no faclities for tourists in Paraguay and that Ciudad del Este was a dump. To be fair, when our previous hotel owner asked us what our next destination was ...

pics only, Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay travel blog

pics only

A travel blog entry by billmauz

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Paraguay, Ciudad del Este, Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay travel blog

Paraguay, Ciudad del Este

A travel blog entry by ninaholidays

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Fri 3.10.08: Paraguay, Ciudad Del Este PERSONAL: Leaving Bonito behind at 6pm, it was then a 16hr bus to tri-border between Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. Arrived through "Ponte da Amizade" (Friendship Bridge) which connects Ciudad del Este ...

Ciudad del Este, Ciudad del Este, Paraguay travel blog

Ciudad del Este

A travel blog entry by c4corey

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... once again tried our border-crossing luck and took a bus that leaves Argentina, crosses through Brazil and then arrives in Cuidad del Este (West City), Paraguay an hour later. We were hoping to get a tour or at least see the enormous Itaipu Dam (one of ...

Caos, Estres..., Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay travel blog

Caos, Estres...

A travel blog entry by rbuil

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Dijous vam fer visita a Paraguay, estres total, i després vam anar a la part de Brasil de les Catarates de Iguazu. Les Fotos expliquen més que les meves ...

Wasting valuable time in Paraguay, Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay travel blog

Wasting valuable time in Paraguay

A travel blog entry by jamiecaroline

... in Paraguay, it was a lot greener than other countries and tractor shops were as popular as corner shops at home. We arrived in Ciudad del Este to find no information about anything at the bus station, it was getting late so we jumped on a bus heading for ...

The world's biggest hydro power-station, Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay travel blog

The world's biggest hydro power-station

A travel blog entry by mattyjordan

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... biggest dam in the world until China came along playing the who's dick is bigger game. The Itaipu dam, just outside of Ciudad del Este remains the worlds biggest hydroelectric power plant and in 2008 it produced 94 TW hours of energy which covered 90% of ...

Sep 10, 2009, Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay travel blog

Sep 10, 2009

A travel blog entry by kctmapg

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Das größte Wasserkraftwerk der Erde, Puerto de Tacurupucú, Paraguay travel blog

Das größte Wasserkraftwerk der Erde

A travel blog entry by tripumdiewelt

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... - das größte Wasserkraftwerk der Erde. Haben wir uns dann natürlich auch gleich noch angeschaut.Das Kraftwerk versorgt ganz Paraguay mit Strom und immerhin rund 20 Prozent des riesigen Brasiliens.Vor Ort ist alles sehr auf modern getrimmt. Man sieht, ...

Am I in the Midwest or Paraguay???, Coronel Oviedo, Paraguay travel blog

Am I in the Midwest or Paraguay???

A travel blog entry by rddave

... settlers were Spanish, Italian and German in this area and it really looks like a combination of that. Overall, I'm really enjoying Paraguay and I'm looking forward to the rest of the trip to continue seeing these rural areas.  Did I mention how ...

Snartur til Paraguay, Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay travel blog

Snartur til Paraguay

A travel blog entry by helguth

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Tok turen over i dag 16.7. Vi tok drosje og det var enkelt å komme over. Stedet er helt surrealistisk med handleboder og kjøpesentre så langt øye kan se. Masse elektonikkartikkler billig. Så seriøse ut også. Stedet var preget av STOR trafikk og ...

The world's second biggest hydro-electric dam!, Ciudad del Este, Paraguay travel blog

The world's second biggest hydro-electric dam!

A travel blog entry by dmp3380

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"There is no law..."

A travel blog entry by jam10

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... information agents we’ve encountered so far.  So with map in hand, we exited the doors to the crazy town that is Ciudad del Este.  If we were looking for a quick way to describe this place, we’d have to just say - imagine Mumbai on ...

Big, big dam(n), Ciudad del Este, Paraguay travel blog

Big, big dam(n)

A travel blog entry by heinlisenka

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... het wel alsof ik in freaking India beland ben. Wat een chaos, wat een gekte, wat geweldig! Welkom in Paraguay. Ik ben in Ciudad del Este (Lisenka bleef een dagje poedelen aan het zwembad in het hostel in Argentinie) en aangezien zowel de Brazilianen en ...

Well I'll Be Dammed, Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay travel blog

Well I'll Be Dammed

A travel blog entry by travelnshit

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... photos of moving water.   Anyways, if it wasn't for this dam, the second biggest hydroelectric dam in the world, Ciudad Del Este would be just another horrible border town. Now its a horrible border town with a dam. No reason to stay much longer ...

Paraguay's answer to Iguaza, Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay travel blog

Paraguay's answer to Iguaza

A travel blog entry by mattyjordan

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I decided to head to Cuidad del Este today, an idea i was against at first due to the horrendous quality of Paraguayan buses, but sucked up because it cant be any worse than any of the buses i caught in Ecuador or Bolivia.I was approached by about 10 ...

Ciudad del Este, Ciudad del Este, Paraguay travel blog

Ciudad del Este

A travel blog entry by steveandjenna

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A nice little 3 hour shopping trip across the border to Paraguay...  Ciudad del Este (City of the East) isn't as bad as many of the other cities that border with Brazil, but even so, just being over there was a ...

Electronics mecca!, Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay travel blog

Electronics mecca!

A travel blog entry by alisoncuddy

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Pirated DVDs, fake memory sticks, and actual "real" eclectronics equipment was the reason to visit Ciudad del Este, Paraguay.  We walked across the border into Paraguay where we saw multiple electronics smugglers lower massive packages to people ...

CZ Itaipu prehrada, Ciudad del Este, Paraguay travel blog

CZ Itaipu prehrada

A travel blog entry by obrobr

Dalsi den jsme vyrazili na jednodenni vylet do Praguaie na Itaipu prehradu (nejvetsi hydroelekrarna na svete). Hraz lezi mezi Praguaii a Brazilii.  Aboslvovali jsme zde hodinovou projizdku okolo hraze ktera byla zadara. ...

Paraguay, Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay travel blog

Paraguay

A travel blog entry by jamesburford

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... number of cars crossing the border are pulled over and checked, for us it was a simple task and the first difference about Paraguay that strikes you is the poverty, not the same kind of poverty as India and China, not as destitute, for instance there are ...

Shopping for guns in Paraguay, Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay travel blog

Shopping for guns in Paraguay

A travel blog entry by comfortsontour

Ciudad Del Este is known as the "Supermarket of South America" as its renowned for contraband goods and cheap prices particularly for electronics, computers, iPods etc. This is what tempted us over the border to see whether we could pick up any bargains! ...

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