Another country, another stamp
Trip Start Jun 26, 2005
126Trip End Apr 10, 2006
All was well until we arrived in Paraguay and some kids decided it would be funny to go our of their way to barge me..nice.
Paraguay is quite strange after Brazil. It is quite poor and so the streets and houses reflect it. It is also strange to see really nice houses next to ranshackle wooden huts, where landowners lived next door to workers etc. The view over the River Pantal were pretty and meant walking down mud roads through these run down communities.
Our first evening meal was quite funny
On the second day I went to see the Jessuit Missiones which were really impressive, the church made from sand stone was huge. Encarnacion itself was not very nice so we decided to move on. We sadly do not have time to see very much more of Paraguay..maybe next time.
One additional thing, on this part of the border you can see people everywhere carrying hot water in a thermos and pouring it into this bowl with an attached silver straw coming out of it. They then add a few tea leaves and spend the day sipping..and they think we are tea mad!