Guarani Esplendor Hotel
Travel Blogs from Asuncion
... hill that my guidebook states offers a great view over Asuncion.
The meter started at G4500 (96¢). I opened my wallet and saw I had only G34,000 ($7.24) in cash left. Oh no. How am I running so low? I have more guaranis back at the hotel; clearly I did not bring enough with me today. I’m anxious as we travel south and the meter keeps ticking higher and higher. When the meter tops G30,000, I try to explain to the driver that I only have G34,000 so ...
... Central America in January 2001).
At the same time, I was absolutely fascinated to have stumbled into a massive shantytown just downhill from several of the key sights of Asuncion. What an incredible experience to be walking through the main street of this jumble of wooden shacks with sheets of zinc forming the roofs. This is definitely something you will never see at home and it really opens your eyes to real life in a poor, isolated nation such ...
... terere), but not just any guampa, this one was a Cerro Porteño guampa. Like in the states where we have our favorite sports teams and there are rivalries between groups like the Ducks and Beavers, Paraguay has their soccer clubs. The two major clubs are Cerro Porteño and Olympia and everyone, and we mean everyone has a team. Men, women, children and babies have a club or have had their club chosen for them by their families. There is not a person ...
... locales, y compris un steak fris ! du chipa (pain fait avec de la farine de manioc) chipa guazu (omelette de mais avec onions ect..) budin de pan (flan) c'est mon prefere ! et d'autre BBQ. C'est la competition entre l'argentine et le paraguay pour qui a la meilleure viande bovine !
On a vu des danses locales, musique locale ect ..
Apres ce sejour entoures de gens super, on s'est dit il faut que l'on visite un peu plus le ...
Most people have said, don't go to Paraguay, it's a **** hole, there's nothing there. Only one random voice said, go, but don't only go to Asuncion or Ciudad del Este like everybody else.
So I went. I walked over the bridge from Brazil to Ciudad del Este, Paraguay. The border crossing was probably the most surreal so far, loads of cars, vans, motor taxis and people by foot crossin the boarder but I was the only person going through immigration. It's an open border ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center