Granados Park Hotel
Travel Blogs from Asuncion
Stephen and Jessica are a Californian couple who we met on the M/V Ushuaia and currently reside in Asuncion with their two kids, Devin and Daisy. Very kindly they had offered to put us up. In true American fashion, we began our stay with a McDonald's drive-thru and then found ourselves watching the Champion's League Final in T.G.I. Friday's with half of the US Embassy a couple of days later. After the game ...
... too as the dark clouds closed in and the rain came down.
I was glad to be heading off,this time continuing our journey North West for about 20km,we were still on elevated ground and climbing and out of the tree line we came to a somewhat livelier town called Caacupe a major site of pilgrimage and he stands proudly a rather large late 18Th century Cathedral made in the style of the Basilica in the Vatican.Caacupe is Paraguay's most important site of pilgrimage drawing in over ...
... reasons so one of the victims husband set up a foundation in order to keep that museum open. He lost her due to the torture. After that morbid afternoon we sat and chilled in the park watching the world go by. Paraguayan men really want to practice their English...not that many tourists come to Asuncion so I really stick out like a sore thumb and have the typical South American harassment which hasn't been bad except for here. I even got barked at! Otherwise people are ...
... The air was a hot blast through the front window. Found a lovely lunch spot though with an elegant church and friendly locals and ice creams from the service station. Luckily the hotel has air con! Asuncion hasn't got a lot to offer. We are back to watching your feet so you don't fall down potholes in the pavement, avoiding rubbish and derelict housing. There is little of the colonial past left most of it having ...
Having been collected early by Ed Brice, who works for CMS and has worked in the Chaco for 39 years, we arrived at Estancia Esmeralda about midday. The journey to the ranch, once we had left the trans-chaco highway,Tarmac road, took us about half an hour more as we passed through three ranches, involving many gate openings and closings, and a very, very bumpy,dusty dirt track! Having already ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool