Sheraton Asuncion Hotel
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... to me what surubi is and was surprised when she replied in English: “It’s catfish. From the river. It’s delicious!”
She recommended the Surubi Meuniere: “Cooked in a lemon-butter sauce served with capers and race ‘a la Griega’ (mixed with pieces of ham, parsley, carrots, bell peppers, and raisins.” Sounds yummy! I ordered it (G71,000; $15.12).
Surubi is the Guarani name for pseudoplatystoma, ...
... 8217; pronounced as a ‘u’), a name which many still use today.”
From Plaza Uruguay, I walked northeast past the old central train station and continued on Rio Monday Street. Only blocks from central Asuncion’s largest public square, I suddenly found myself in the midst of a sprawling shantytown. Rio Monday Street curved to the right and then to the left, reaching a dead-end at Florencio Villamayor Street. I didn’t know it ...
... The staff at our hostel were lovely people, their hospitality illustrated by the Christmas Eve meal which incorporated both the guests and their own family too. William, the hostel owner, even led with the lighting if the BBQ on Christmas Day, when a few of us were clearly struggling. That's pretty much it really, Xmas done for. I must share this little story though... Just a few hours before boarding our bus to Paraguay, we were sitting in our hostel ...
... and Terere (a traditional Paraguayan tea, drunk by ALL!) with a couple of old-timers on a bench, one of whom was wearing a "Staples Superstore" T-Shirt gifted to him by a friend from England. We remarked it was a reputable store before making our exit. A 20 minute ride and we were back in Asuncion. The first of many, "Off the beaten track" adventures I hope. Infact, I hope to forge a completely new path in Paraguay. ...but not tonight, pint at the Brittania it ...
... niet om dit dorp te bezoeken, maar omwille van de nabijgelegen Jezu´etenru´nes van Trinidad. De Jezu´eten begonnen in 1609 met het bouwen van hun missie hier en bleven hier gedurende 150 jaar. In het noorden van ArgentiniŰ bevinden zich eveneens enkele noemenswaardige ru´nes, maar we kozen voor deze in Paraguay omwille van hun niet-toeristisch karakter en het feit dat deze ru´nes als ÚÚn van de meest impressionante religieuze bouwwerken aanzien wordt. We bezochten ...
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