Paraguay - cheap 'n' cheerful! October 14th 2007 Paraguay probably doesn´t figure highly on most people´s top ten travel wishlists. And I think it is fair to say that that was true for us before this trip as well. But in fact we had a fun week exploring and it was nice to be back in a non-touristy part of South America (especially after Iguazú).We started off our mini-adventure by crossing the border from Posadas (Argentina) to Encarnacion (P ... read more
South America » Paraguay In the disastrous War of the Triple Alliance (1865-70), Paraguay lost two-thirds of all adult males and much of its territory. It stagnated economically for the next half century. In the Chaco War of 1932-35, large, economically important areas were ... ... read more
Welcome to my travelblog, a place where I can record my trips, write down my experiences, share my ideas and re-live my memories. I don't really know why I keep a blog; I think it is partly because I don't want to forget things but it is also for my friends and family to keep up to date with my wandering. I guess I'm also writing it to help out other travellers who are looking for tips or inspiration.
For as long as I can remember I have wanted to visit Latin America. After much planning and saving I was finally able to live the dream - a year in Latin America (Sept 2007 to Sept 2008), t... full info