Camping with capybaras

The Argentinian sister of Encarnación is Posadas, on the other side of the Rio Paraná. The bridge to Posadas is only open to cars, buses and trains so it is not an option to cross it on foot. Actually not al that bad, because it is raining and we have just enough Pesos left for the bus. In Posadas we…

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Diving deeper into Paraguay

After visiting Ybycuí we continue down south towards San Ignacio Guasú as a couple of days stopover before Encarnación will be the last city of our trip through Paraguay. We visit a few attractions, including the central square which, like all other towns and cities, is built according to the same layout: The church with a free-standing bell tower, a…

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Cockroaches, moths and fireflies

After we got rid of most cockroaches and got under our mosquito net, it seems like the rooms in Hotel Rosa are also used diligently to facilitate the extramarital escapades of half Asunción. The city has a small historical center and a number of interesting museums. Most museums in Paraguay are free to visit. A nice way to learn more…

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