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Stories and Tips Paraguay

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A toe into Paraguay

Written by nofootprint on 27 Dec, 2010

I think to be honest I really wanted to be able to check Paraguay off my travel list ...and we were so close! There are lots of people walking across the bridge from Foz do Iguacu but mostly locals . It would probably be fine…Read More


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Walking Around Downtown Asuncion

Written by SeenThat on 24 Mar, 2007

In the hottest month of the year, by noon, I arrived to Asuncion for the first time. As I approached downtown my excitement grew, because the place reminded me of a much loved city. A wide, lazy river delimited it on one side, the houses…Read More


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Crossing the two borders: the Practicalities of Iguacu Falls

Written by actonsteve on 18 Dec, 2002

If you fly down to Iguacu make sure you sit on the left hand side of the plane. As you approach the city the pilot banks the aircraft to give a stunning view of the chocolate brown Iguacu river 4,000 ft below. From this height…Read More


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The Macuco Ride: Skimming under the falls in a speedboat..

Written by actonsteve on 18 Dec, 2002

This may be the highlight of your trip to Iguacu Falls.An independent operator offers an excursion which includes a trip through the jungle and a zodiac (inflatable speedboat) that whizzes amongst the cataracts and under the falls themselves. This is the ultimate thrill ride as…Read More


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The Brazilian side: Grand overview of the entire falls....

Written by actonsteve on 18 Dec, 2002

For one of the greatest sights in South America, indeed one which epitomises this exciting continent, - come to the Brazilian side of Iguacu Falls. The vista of forty waterfalls stretched along a gigantic cliff face four miles long is earthshaking. Your ears will be…Read More


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The Argentine side - the falls from below - the Inferior Cataract walk

Written by actonsteve on 24 Dec, 2002

Your final look at the myriad of waterfalls at Iguacu will probably be from the inferior (lower) set of walkways. This takes you down to the river and provides stunning views of the falls looming far above you and the great arc of the escarpment…Read More


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The Argentine side - along the rim - the Superior Cataract walk

Written by actonsteve on 24 Dec, 2002

There are two walks through the jungle that no visitor to Iguacu should miss. One is along the precipice where over forty waterfalls plunge onto the escarpment - the Superior (higher) Cataract walk. And the other is underneath the falls - the Inferior (lower) Cataract…Read More


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Staring into the abyss - the Garganta di Diablo - the Devil's Throat

Written by actonsteve on 24 Dec, 2002

I am not joking when I say this is the most terrifying part of Iguacu Falls.To stare into the Garganta di Diablo - the Devil's throat - is to stare into the abyss. Fourteen separate waterfalls combine to pour into a gorge to create the…Read More


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Ayolas, Paraguay

Written by celestemy on 17 Apr, 2007

My second stop in Paraguay, at which I arrived by car after my 24 hour I-think-I’m-gonna-die-from-an-exotic-disease sickness, was Ayolas. Fortunately, the main highways are pretty good in Paraguay, so the trip wasn’t too bad. A town with a small population near a rather large hydroelectric…Read More


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Who Moved My Mate? On South American Infusions

Written by SeenThat on 23 Mar, 2007

Moving through South America can play confusing games with the Spanish language; the same noun can refer to different objects. Usually, that is of no concern to the casual traveller, unless it is related to food or other basic needs.Despite the fabulous coffees of Brazil…Read More


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