La Mision Hotel Boutique
Travel Blogs from Asuncion
... the next two hours being taken through this bizarre sub-culture that developed during the Stroessner dictatorship.
Alfredo Stroessner,you may never have heard of him,his name rang a very distant bell in my head but that's about it.He ruled Paraguay from 1954 - 1989 the longest serving head of state in South American history. He was head of the armed forces in Paraguay up until he took the country by coup de tat and turned Paraguay into a martial state.He followed a policy ...
... the depredations of the carpenter ants.
In those days we attended many parties, my sister and me, and always we killed. We shared our kill with all, as is the custom of our people. The dancers were plucked and smoked like the pickerel hanging in my grandmother's tishkanagan, but the air on the balconies was as fresh and clean as a young trout gutted by a grizzly that has not yet grown astigmatic.
5. Old and ...
... I guess it wasn't open to the public...that night I met up with Frankie (from home) and her bf James where we had bangers and mash for dinner and few caipirinhas. It was a lovely evening of catching up and learning how their life in Paraguay has been. The next day Frankie and I went to a museum in memory of the prisoners who were tortured under dictatorship Stroessner who was in power for 35 years. No one knew about the torture until 1993 so 3/4 years after the dictatorship had ...
I have had am amazing few days. Cuddling 3 different types of monkeys at a refuge, tracking the dry forest and spotting many wild and wonderful creatures, from samaipata. Our guide into amborro park was so knowledgeable, he had studied biology at cambridge and said that when he lived in England it was so expensive he lived off ...
... paid 2 reals in and got very drunk with some new Irish and Canadian friends! And in a drunken brainwave we decided we were going back to Ilha Grande the next day as the call of the island was too intense! So we did the whole bus and boat back to the island to discover that when we got back it was the owner of Aquario hostels birthday! And boy did we celebrate! What a night! Free drinks for most of the night and dancing with our new dorm mates until the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet