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... So after a nice semi relaxing week it was time to go to Paratay, this involved another boat trip and a couple of hours on a mini bus! We arrived in Paratay and stayed at a really nice hostel called Che Legarto. I wasn't a massive fan of Paratay it's very pretty and all but after a lush week on the island it was a tad tame! Until the next night and it was time for another party! This time we went to the "funny" party. After about half an hour walk we arrived at ...
At about 6.45 am we approached the Brazilian border -Foz de Iguazu - where we had to get off the bus to have our passport exit stamp. Back on the bus and over the ' friendship bridge ' and into Paraguay (about quarter of a mile) and then stop to get off again and have our entry into Paraguay stamp on our passports. Back on the bus again!! What a palava (sp?) By now the sun had risen ...
... with bitter cold winds and rain.
Today I am still in the rain, and while the temperature is in the 20s, the humidity is about 95%.
If this isn't considered the jungle yet, it's close to.
The first thought that came to my mind while sitting in the taxi through the city was "I bet a lot of expats live here."
I have no idea why I thought that, I guess this sort of city-in-the-jungle setting is just what I picture when I think of old vets.
Murals by that area of slums, which banks onto the river.
had a real sense of understanding when in Paraguay. This was one of the
poorest places I have ever ...
... the conversion.
We all enjoyed our 2 night taster of Paraguay. Everywhere in Asuncion was festooned with the blue, red and white national flag and we discovered that we had arrived in time for the country´s bi-centennial celebrations which marked 200 years of independence. A lot of the locals (women and children included) we wearing football shirts and there were parades, ...