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Asuncion - The capital of Paraguay

January 17th 2010
Our journey to Acunsion, the capital of Paraguay was not quite as easy as we had planned. Origonally we had thought that we had a night bus to a town called resistancia followed by a short 6 hour bus to the border where we could calmly cross over to Paraguay. This was all true until we stepped off the bus at the border and as we waited for our bags our bus just drove off with both our mouths open! ... read more
South America » Paraguay » Asunciòn

Paraguayan Flag 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
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