Travel Blogs from Trinidad, Paraguay

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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 ...

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 ...

The Puzzling Paradox of Paraguay, Trinidad, Paraguay travel blog

The Puzzling Paradox of Paraguay

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... , Argentina and Brazil, and the area just east of Encarnación has some strikingly impressive and extensive ruins at Trinidad and Jesús. Founded in 1706, the missions brought about a remarkable transformation in the lives of the indigenous Guaraní ...

Jesuit ruins at Santa Trinidad, Santa Trinidad, Paraguay travel blog

Jesuit ruins at Santa Trinidad

A travel blog entry by paulrobinson

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The best Jesuit ruins are at Santa Trinidad near ...

Jesus, Paraguay, Trinidad, Paraguay travel blog

Jesus, Paraguay

A travel blog entry by murdock

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Jesuit Missions, and wonderful ...

Trinidad, Trinidad, Paraguay travel blog

Trinidad

A travel blog entry by fsorbie

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Arrived at Trinidad, right by a power plant. The ruins were nice to see and luckily it wasnt raining while i walked round. I saw some small owls, loads of termites, and there were two loud birds attacking me. I got to see the 'torre' on the inside, which ...

Misiones Jesuíticas, Trinidad, Paraguay travel blog

Misiones Jesuíticas

A travel blog entry by 4gatoslocos

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conocidas como ruinas jesuíticas de Jesús y Trinidad, están ubicadas en el departamento de Itapúa, Paraguay, son reducciones que aún se conservan, de entre numerosos pueblos fundados por misioneros jesuitas en el marco ...

Jesuit Missions and Priests Behaving Badly..., Trinidad, Paraguay travel blog

Jesuit Missions and Priests Behaving Badly...

A travel blog entry by annamund

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... accent or possibly the beers he's consumed while sitting in front of the log fire! There are many Germans in Paraguay, some of them mennonites, living in the countryside in prosperous farming communities. Even with this knowledge, it's ...

Jesuit Missions, Trinidad, Paraguay travel blog

Jesuit Missions

A travel blog entry by dbadgery

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Caught a local bus to small village near Trinidad Jesuit Mission, one of the many missions set-up by the Jesuits in the early 1600s in order to convert the local population to Christianity (they were moved into housing on the site to work in agriculture ...

Many stones and this Borneo feeling!, Jesus And Trinidad, Paraguay travel blog

Many stones and this Borneo feeling!

A travel blog entry by intheworld

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... almost everywhere. Loved that place! One I was back at the petrol station, it´s just a 300 metres walk to get to Trinidad, the other Jesuit ruins, not restored, thus much more ruin-feeling. The place is much bigger than in Jesus and you can spend ...

To Trinidad, Paraguay, Trinidad, Paraguay travel blog

To Trinidad, Paraguay

A travel blog entry by wadeoliver

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... of nail scissors on the ground!  Read all The Virgin Suicides in the morning and liked it.  We crossed the border into Paraguay and from that crossing I suspect things are very laid back here!  This fat guy was sat at a table placed in the ...

Lazy day at the Trinadad camp, Trinidad, Paraguay travel blog

Lazy day at the Trinadad camp

A travel blog entry by wadeoliver

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Woke 800 and was driven out of the tent by heat 900.  Wrote journal by tent inthe shade and at 1030 we had a nice breakfast of bacon, sausage, and scrambled eggs (although there was only one sausage and one strip of bacon each!!)  Headed to ...

Day trip to Paraguay, Trinidad, Paraguay travel blog

Day trip to Paraguay

A travel blog entry by nadsadventure

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... I´ve been to Paraguay (not that a day trip really counts, but hey).  Then went and saw some Jesuit ruins in Trinidad in Paraguay. It was really quiet and fairly rural and the bus ride through the countryside to get there was nice.  Paraguay is ...

World Heritage Sites to Myself, Trinidad and Jesus, Paraguay travel blog

World Heritage Sites to Myself

A travel blog entry by chrisfox93

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... as San Ignacio; perhaps because it was my third Jesuit ruin in as many days; what was really cool about these places, especially Trinidad, was that they were empty. I was the only person in Trinidad for most of my visit which is probably the only time ...

mission impossible (theme tune), Trinidad, Paraguay travel blog

mission impossible (theme tune)

A travel blog entry by andyandott

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... pharmacy is jesus pharmacy, the snack shop is jesus snack shop etc. As you can imagine the place is one big ruin. The Trinidad mission back near the crossroads was bigger and more impressive, with a tower you could climb for the best overall view and a ...

A day in sweaty Paraguay, Trinidad, Paraguay travel blog

A day in sweaty Paraguay

A travel blog entry by harryvs

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... Fiction ad just staying up and chatting with some Argentinians until 2am. In the morning we woke up and headed straight off to Paraguay on the bus and after some long border formalities we jumped on a bus and wet straight towards the Jesuit missions. The ...

Not so good..., Trinidad, Paraguay travel blog

Not so good...

A travel blog entry by jlb

Only thing to record in this entry is the dreadful stomach bug I acquired that kept me out of action for about 36 hours.  Apparently my colour varied between Green, Grey and Ghost White.  ...

A day trip to Paraguay, Trinidad, Paraguay travel blog

A day trip to Paraguay

A travel blog entry by redheadpeter

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... and early to be met by our guide Marcelo who fortunately spoke good English, and took us over the bridge separating Argentina from Paraguay (long queues for immigration stuff), arranged for us to change money to pay the mission entry fee and then the 40km ...

Une petite journée au Paraguay., Département d'Itapúa, Paraguay travel blog

Une petite journée au Paraguay.

A travel blog entry by isaventure

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... taux officiel est de 6,3 et on peux obtenir de 8 à 11,3 et peut etre même plus à Buenos Aires , pour un dollar. Certains distributeurs du Paraguay (mais aussi de Bolivie,) proposent des retraits en dollars ou en monnaie locale, le ...

Dec 09, 2011, Trinidad, Paraguay travel blog

Dec 09, 2011

A travel blog entry by rikuni

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Trinidad - or the heat is on..., Trinidad, Paraguay travel blog

Trinidad - or the heat is on...

A travel blog entry by vagabond-ing

... facilities and a nice bar - teh guy running it is from german origin. He said the area of Trinidad is a big German settlement in Paraguay. Since there was nothing else to do we could relax without feeling bad anout not doing anything or missing ...

Trinidad - Paraguay, Trinidad, Paraguay travel blog

Trinidad - Paraguay

A travel blog entry by phil-marie2010

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... pamatky jsou zarazene na listine UNESCO. Byly postavene v 1587 az 1768 a jejich hlavnim ukolem byla evangelizace domorodych indianu. Trinidad je dodnes nejlepe zachovalou misiji v cele zemi a v arealu se nachazi nejvetsi a take nejhezi kostel z ...

Jesuit Ruins, Trinidad, Paraguay travel blog

Jesuit Ruins

A travel blog entry by gypsylass

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Stayed in a little pueblo named Trinidad that is right next to some restored Jesuit ruins.  They had quite a construction program before the Spanish kicked them out in the mid 1700s for being to friendly with the natives.  The bus kicked us out ...

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