La Mision Posadas Hotel & Spa
Travel Blogs from Posadas
As a group we agreed to spend a free morning doing a quick nip to Paraguay which was only half hour to the boarder. It ticked the box but was essentially just a shopping trip.
Paraguay is meant to be the cheapest country in S America for electronics etc so some of the group bought some bits. As you walk along the street people start off offering you electrics, followed by marihuana ...
... might as well do something eh? In the heat I needed frequent rests and was starting to think they had been right. The 3/4 cars I saw all were heading the wrong way until finally a van going the right way stopped, I jumped in delighted and as I was getting comfortable he stopped and said, this is me! He had only gone 2km! Poco y poco! Anyway, then it turned into endurance, no other cars passed me until 3pm. I was wandering down the dirt road, ...
The weather was still fine and so we decided to visit the other falls in Missiones as well: The Moconá falls of the river Uruguay. The road to the falls was as nice as the falls itself - windy and the the top of the hills at a lot of scenic views on the rain forst and rivers.
It was really hot that afternoon and we welcomed the wet boat trip to the falls.
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They did have the oldest stand alone computer game known to man...as demonstrated above...I couldnt complain.
But headed back down the road and got ready to board the train back to BsAs...excitement builds...love trains--and 30 Hours, couldnt wait. Just wish we had MaryBeth and some liquid morphine to start the SA reenactment of Darjeeling ...
... that the stamps we had in our passports from when we entered Paraguay were wrong and only allowed us to travel within 30 kilometres of Ciudad Del Este - a different city miles away. We started trying to explain as best we could that if that was the case then it wasn`t our fault and we didn`t know there was more than one type of stamp. The guy then said that if one of us paid, he would let us both pass. Well that was when I started to think the whole thing was a bit ...
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