Encarnacion Resort Hotel
Travel Blogs from Encarnacion
The going to bed early part didnt work out, the two french grls in the room bought a bottle of wine, and then the two belgians went to get a bottle, and then it was past 1AM before we went up to the room, and that is 2AM in the time I am used to. But I can also sleep an hour longer :-). Bank (maestro) didnt give me much again (220000G which is about 36€), there is something weird going on, i dont understand. Visa should work again ...
... the hostel, Tori started to cook dinner whilst David paid for the room. We met a couple of ladies in the hostel kitchen, Katie and Nellie. Before we knew it we were out for a few drinks with them in the small town.
The following day - 7th March (Toris Birthday) we all wanted to visit the Santisma Jesuit ruins and agreed that we would go there together. We set off at 10 am and it took maybe 45 mins to an ...
... off in
search of a supermarket and far too much meat. On our return we hung out
with the owners Javier & Selvia who, alike all the Paraguayan
people we met, were incredibly friendly and excited to meet
international visitors. Amazingly no alcohol was consumed on this day
and we got a good few hours sleep.
In the morning we thought we'd attempt something touristy so we woke
up early. Encarnacion is 'known' for its proximity to ...
... My pants then changed colour. Then one bloke tells me that the bus has moved up a bit, i look, nothing, i look again and can just see in the distance what looks to be our bus. So i leg it, i fly past dodgy looking blokes in groups on street corners, street hawkers, balaclaved border coppers with machine guns, motorbikes and cars until i reach the bus, with Ott on it. Turns out the driver had been motioned to keep going by the border so had to keep ...
... fairly quiet in the evening and didn't have much in the way of pubs or bars, or any type of restaurant other than Italian, so we didn't stay out late. We just ate lomitos and had a quick drink by the bus terminal before calling it a night.
Day 31 - Sunday 7th October 2012
Sundays are usually pretty quiet in South American towns, so we had saved our local sightseeing for today. We took a (very slow) bus out 28km northeast of ...