Sheraton Asuncion Hotel
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mbaé'chepa (hello in Guarani)
Surprising to me Spanish isn't the only major language spoken here but Guaraní as well. In this corner of the world Asunción is known as "Mother of Citites" - being one of the oldest cities in all of South America. After 7.5 hours flight from Miami - I am ready to settle in before checking out this city. It´s …
... the Braves in 1926. He includes the equally well-known joke about the cabbie driving by Ebbets Field who sticks his head out of the car and yells up to a spectator, "How's the game going?" -- "The Dodgers have three men on base." -- "Which base?" One of the things I like about this story is that you could actually talk to a fan while driving by Ebbets Field.
Herman's story of Uncle Robbie (Dodger manager Wilbert Robinson) trying to catch ...
... then you'd probably need a **** ton of insulin to combat all the sugar. And new teeth.
The following morning we headed to El Roble, a working farm 16km from the city. It seems like everyone who comes to Concepcion comes here, I guess partly because if you put 'Concepcion' into Trip Advisor there are only 2 places to stay, this being one of them. It's a pretty awesome little place with a parrot, monkey, tapir, crazy-looking fighting bird and a Toucan, amongst all ...
... in Paraguay, we finally arrived 30h later in Asuncion.
After a few welcome drinks with Jeroen’s friend Alicia who was awaiting us, we had a good night sleep and were in the morning ready to discover the capital. Unfortunately for us the weather wasn’t cooperating and we had to stay inside for several hours due to heavy rains and thunder storms. It luckily cleared up in the late afternoon, so we could still visit a bit of the city and go ...
... made our way through Cuidad del Este, refuelled and out onto the main road to Asuncion. It was fascinating to see the countryside changing from a well cultivated area, very green, to wide open spaces with cattle grazing, palm trees and forested areas. We reached the outskirts of Asuncion at about 11.00 am (Paraguay time) and slowly wound our way through the sprawl of Asuncion, ...
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