The home of the worlds most expensive soup! - Paraguay March 30th 2012 And so we ventured off to a land less well travelled.
Taking the bus from Puerto Iguazu to Ciudad del Este via, briefly, Brasil and the Amistad (friendship) bridge. The bus driver failed to stop at immigration (think we were the only foreigners on the bus) so we had a trek back to the border to get our entry stamps, the immigration officer had the personality of a breeze block and is our curre ... read more
South America » Paraguay » Asunciòn 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