Travel Blogs from Asuncion
... Morleys / [Insert generic American sounding place name here] Fried Chicken shop.
Shortly after wolfing down the excellent chicken, rice and five chips that accompany it, my stomach starts growling. Thankfully the ever present stench from the nearby toilet acts as a good cover for the wind I'm generating. This feels abnormal. It's now pushing 8pm and I figure I'm on this bus for at least a few more hours. I have been warned Bolivian hygiene standards are low but given ...
... at Casa Clari, a small cafe inside the center. Ate two beef empanadas and drank a Coke. My tab came to G21,000 ($4.47).
After lunch I visited the Museo de la Ciudad, a small museum providing exhibits on the history of Asuncion. I then left Manzana de La Rivera and walked to Casa de la Independencia, entering at 3:46.
“It is from this very house, one of the few remaining colonial houses of Asuncion, that the plan to declare ...
... would have saved me a great deal of aggravation tonight.
The game was a total rout as the Broncos lost their record-high fifth Super Bowl. I’m happy to see Seattle win its first Super Bowl in a 43-8 blowout. The Super Bowl ended about midnight, after which I went online, got ready for bed, and checked e-mail and Facebook.
Browsed my Paraguay guidebook and began formulating my plan for tomorrow, my first weekday here in Asuncion. Bed at 2:21 a.m.
... places in the city before having a chill afternoon switching between the pool and lying out in the sun. I'm hoping my pink stomach will turn a beautiful brown in the forthcoming days!
What to say about paraguay? First of all, its hard work, harder than I was expecting, but sort of rewarding as we'll. After crossing the super sketch "friendship bridge" and going through two rounds of customs, Kate and I jumped in a cab to Terminal de Omnibus. I was ...
... I guess we'll never know.
Well fed and flush with hundreds of thousands of Paraguayan Guaranis (well 2 of us anyway), our thoughts turned to the evening. After a shower (a quick beer in the pool), we met up with Simone & Kayden, 2 other travellers from the hostel, had dinner and headed toward Rockero, a live open air rock club a few blocks away.
Being big fans of the band that was due to play, we ...