Crowne Plaza Asuncion Hotel
Travel Blogs from Asuncion
... like the maté that the Argentinians and Uruguyans are obsessed with, but freezing cold rather than steaming hot, and transported along with massive thermoses of ice, and with added herbal varieties in addition to the standard yerba maté. Everywhere you go, on the streets of Asuncion, these herbs are laid out from which to choose, chamomile, mint, lemongrass, you name it. Also, understanding the local vernacular, we realize, may take some time. The most common indigenous ...
... honey and the intricate carving sculptured by the Guarani was of particularly high quality. Whilst viewing this impressive sight a Christening had just been performed and the proud young parents were walking the white swaddled baby around all corners of the Church stopping now and again to ensure the i-phone could record the memory and this signal led the time for us to move back to the mini van and to the next location.
Up until now I had seen very little evidence ...
... not customs or immigration but black market money traders.Followed by dvd vendors,drinks,bread and chocolate sellers.Luckily our two drivers helped us enormously getting our Argentine exit stamp and Paraguyan entry stamp.So we finally arrived in Asuncion at midday after a mind numbing 15 and a half hour journey.Watch out airport's were coming!Wendy changed up some money and you get 6500 Guaranies to the ...
... had taken off their shoes in order to paddle across the roads when the splashing traffic allowed them near. It was just amazing, we had never seen rain like it. Having watched this from the cover of a shop awning, and Peter had taken several photographs, we decided to give up the bus idea and squelch our way back up the hill to the Mission house. Our cagoules had stood no chance against the rain and a complete change of clothes was called ...
Drink - Britannia Pub (much more local than it's United Kingdom name suggests)
My advice on Asuncion - Go there
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How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet