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Presidente Franco 261, Asuncion, Paraguay | Hotel

Travel Blogs from Asuncion

Getting to Know Paraguay

A travel blog entry by the5wynns


... the Congreso Nacional, housing the legislative offices, Palacio de Gobierno, where the president works, the Estación Central de Ferrocarril, the recently defunct railway station turned museum/ homeless hang-out for indigenous people, and the Panteón de los Héroes, where several important war heroes are entombed.

The rest of our days were used for relaxing in between running errands. We took full advantage of this hostel's great outdoor garden area, seemingly brand ...

Asuncion: Nazis And Dictators.

A travel blog entry by nickjackets


... get some of his personal opinions out in the open.A 50km stop South East of Asuncion took us to a little town called Yaguaron containing an extremely well preserved functioning Franciscan/Jesuit church.It was the Franciscans who were the original missionaries in South America and they did not have any complicated lofty ideals as did the Jesuits.They were men of the cloth who came out to teach the word of God in the hope of converting the natives.They were hardy souls who ...

Fabian, Football and IGUAZU FALLS

A travel blog entry by muchachasontour


... at the market the previous day when Fabian came to pick us up. Our first South American football experience! Unfortunately our team lost, but on the plus side we learnt lots of new colourful expletives, and got to see Paraguayans at the end of their tether. We then bid an emotional farewell to Fabian, who we can't thank enough for making our time in Asuncion so special.

Our next stop was Encarnacion, a peaceful town on the side of a river ...

Asuncion! Asuncion! Asuncion!

A travel blog entry by sabrinechka


... it ended up being a normal bus. Also I go to this guy next me 'Donde es Air Conditioning?' after spending the whole morning melting in the heat. The bus people promised me air conditioning. Cheeky Bolivians or Paraguayans I can't tell! At least I got fed rice and beef then rice and chicken as they promised...but luckily I brought my own food because it all looked a bit dodge. I think the reason why the journey takes so long is that in Paraguay there were about 6 custom/police ...

In search of a bargain!

A travel blog entry by garrykctravels


... on. We still had no passports, but the bus driver came round handing them out and we were on our way again. PHEW. That evening we awaited our dinner that was included, but nothing came. We tucked into our supplies instead and endured a few police checkpoints where they boarded the bus and picked two people at "random" to search (the Indian guy and the chav kid). Just then the driver came upstairs and to our delight we saw he had food trays! The meal was cold ...


This hotel, located on Presidente Franco 261, Asuncion, is near La Santisima Trinidad de Parana, Gran Hotel del Paraguay, Casa Viola, and Parque de Museo de Historia Natural.
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