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Ok so where did I get to???? It's been a while since I wrote on here I can't remember! Ohhhhhhh that's right so we left Rio and got on the road to Ilha Grande! We had the most random transfer to the island! The driver spoke very little English and couldn't understand a word we said and unfortunately we couldn't understand him either! But hey that's our fault for not learning Portuguese! So we got on the road after waiting for him to eat his breakfast at the ...
Von Concepcion fuhr ich weiter nach Asuncion, wobei ich rund zwei Stunden der sechsstundigen Fahrt die gleiche Strecke zuruckfahren musste, die ich von der Grenze her gekommen bin. Nachdem ich mich daruber etwas gewundert hatte, habe ich dann mal gemerkt, dass die direkte, fette Strasse auf der Karte eigentlich ein Fluss ist - uuups! Abgesehen von ein paar "indischen Kuhen", die auf den Felder geweidet haben und einem doofen Velofahrer, der den Bus von ...
... into my gorgeous bus journey through
had instantly made me chirpy. Despite what you hear about the dangers
amidst the true true ...
... needs to go home for a Sunday roast...he makes us apple crumble (I know what you're thinking but it was surprising delicious) whilst telling us about the time he got washed down a river during a flash flood in Bolivia and lost his passport...fun times Dave, fun times he he :)
We check our mail again...and the apple crumble suddenly isn't the sweetest thing on the menu for today ;)
... Paraguay has a particularly ridiculous currency exchange rate, one US$ equals about 4,000 Guarani. I ended up taking half a million Guarani out of an ATM, loadsamoney! Sharing a border with Brazil, it was quite noticeable that the chicas were particularly stunning, so at least there was something worthwhile about Paraguay.
After checking into Asuncion Palace Hotel, we had an evening meal at a nearby restaurant, the Taberna ...