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... was a woman as well and she just asked me if I speak German and then talked to the driver for me. I really could have done that myself this time!)
It was really hot in the bus and I almost fell asleep but reminded me that I need to be cautious to not miss my stop.
Everyone is walking around with these very big container bottle kind of things with mate in it. They have so many different colors and designs, one for every taste (even pink ones). They drink mate all day and ...
... but we made it on time, gotta admit the prospect of spending a whole day sat on a bus didn't sound like the most appealing idea but in the end wasn't too bad. I'd managed to download a few films onto the tablet so had a bit of a Quentin tarantino movie session until the battery died, bit of reading, bit of music and podcasts on the iPod and a bit of sleep and we arrived before we knew it. The bus arrived yesterday morning but we couldn't check ...
... large stained-glass windows.
Next I headed to Bolsi restaurant, recommended in the guidebook as an Asuncion classic for Paraguayan food as well as American comfort food. I took a seat at the lunch counter. I didn’t expect there to be a menu in English but asked the waitress anyway and sure enough, she found one! I was perplexed at an item that appeared on the menu in four different dishes: surubi. I had no clue what this was. I asked the woman ...
... from my hotel to the four adjacent squares that make up Asuncion’s central plaza. They are Democracy Plaza, Heroes Plaza, Liberty Plaza, and Juan O’Leary Plaza. It’s a beautiful sunny day today but extremely hot. Today’s high of 104º was recorded at 3 p.m.
I saw (from the outside) the Panteon de los Heroes, an Asuncion landmark. The domed temple houses the remains of several important figures of Paraguay’s history. I ...
... remind them what vaccinations the children lack and what vaccinations they need to receive in the future. It is a culture shock... I have never seen poverty like I've witnessed here.
The people here in general have a different dynamic than the United States. Everyone stops to talk with each other, and no one seems to be in a hurry. People want to know what's going on in your life. There is definitely a strong communal sense here. ...