El Jesuita Hostel House
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... finally cocaina! A quick progression in the sales market.
Once we were back in Brazil we ate at the cheapest kilo restaurant (a Brazilian eating out experience, where you buffet but pay for the weight of the food on your plate). Then we caught a bus to Argentina in order to catch a 16 hour night bus to Uruguay. The bus was relatively comfortably and we got on board having been told ...
... dei vasi molto belli con una cannuccia di metallo per sorseggiare il loro amato infuso; la maggior parte delle persone si porta in giro anche una thermos di acqua calda per riempire di volta in volta la tazza, anche se ci sono boiler di acqua calda un po' ovunque, alla stazione, all'ostello, nei supermercati, nelle stazioni di servizio. Mi sa che dovremo procurarci una tazza anche noi e cominciare a bere mate in quantità industriali come fanno gli argentini; mi sa che è ...
... more tropical than the rest of Argentina, a brief discussion about the best football player ever (Messi, Pele or Maradona - I said Messi and they joked about the hand of god and what not), I got into the site and the started with the small museum which gave a brief but informative overview about the site and the Jesuit missions in general. Far from being part of a brutal inquisition, the Jesuits were actually a ...
... to the countryside, Misiones Province, NE Argentina, a bit quicker. I made my way slowly towards my target, Parque Nacional Esteros del Ibera. The last 150km to the Park would be my first real attempt at hitch hiking. Beginning at 1.30pm, four different vehicles and 3 hours later I had reached my destination. Piece of cake this hitch hiking malarkey......or was it beginners luck? I would soon find out. The park had a glorious campsite within it ...
... and Paraguay all meet.
Now the Jesuits were kind of unique in that, rather than just force Christianity upon the natives, they took the time to learn about the natives cultures, customs and language. The result was that Jesuit missions became places where the 2 cultures combined and evolved in harmony.
Of course not everyone was happy with this ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed