Villa Florida & the Estancia, Paraguay March 25th 2010 We arrived in Villa Florida following a short 3 hour bus ride from Asunción on the 20th. As soon as we arrived we were very happy that we would only be spending one night in the small town as it is definitely not a hot spot for tourists. The write-up in the Lonely Planet spoke of nice beaches and a good place to relax but we never found the nice beaches and the water in the river was disgusting. ... 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
My name is Raya and I am from Canada. My boyfriend Braeden and I have enjoyed traveling together for several years and this blog outlines the amazing 6 month backpacking trip we took through South America a few years back.
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