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Day 372 Ciudad del Este, Paraguay: Shopping guide.

Monday, June 26th, 2006

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Everybody was pretty wiped the next day and Matteus who had gone out with us got totally wrecked and was puking the whole morning, so we decided to go to Ciudad del Este for the day as they wanted to check out the whole shopping thing. I was sort of the guide having experienced it a couple of days before, so I told them what to expect. They still wanted to go so we did the bus thing. One negative aspect about the falls area is that you still have to go through immigration each time you left Argentina so my passport was having to be stamped each time I left and again when I came back. Not too happy about that as I would be doing it for four days.
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Day 370 Ciudad del Este, Paraguay: On the fly.

Monday, June 26th, 2006

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Another six hour bus ride through the same flat lands, some flooded, some just grassy and dry, with cows all over. That was just so you have an idea of why Paraguay is not a top tourist destination. They have no beaches, volcanoes, mountain ranges, etc. What they do have is Jesuit missions. Not a big fan of Jesuit missions, so I can’t say that I took advantage of what Paraguay has to offer.
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Day 369 Asuncion, Paraguay: Lack of preparation.

Monday, June 26th, 2006
My next stop was the capital of Paraguay, Acunsion. Not much to say about this capital city except that it would make a good medium sized city in most all the other countries. We drove through a lot ... [Continue reading this entry]

Day 369 Asuncion, Paraguay: Lack of preparation.

Monday, June 26th, 2006
My next stop was the capital of Paraguay, Acunsion. Not much to say about this capital city except that it would make a good medium sized city in most all the other countries. We drove through a lot ... [Continue reading this entry]

Day 368 Encarnacion: Paraguay: Uruguay? Paraguay?

Monday, June 26th, 2006
IMG_2744.JPG Who would have known that one continent got so lucky and got two countries that were named so similar. Now, having learned that there were two of these weird countries and I needed ... [Continue reading this entry]