The Jesuit Ruins around Encarnacion March 29th 2015 So here I sit in Asuncion again, writing this update to not postpone the communication of this wondrous continent to you. The next few days I will visit the Chaco area, one of the most remote and impenetrable areas in South America. So farewell to civilization and wilderness here I come. But more to that later.
After I spent some time in Ciudad el Este and experiencing the Iguazu Falls it was tim ... read more
South America » Paraguay » Encarnacion 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
Well, I am just a normal male who likes a bit of adventure. To get out of the day-to-day trot and have a bit of fun. Born in Germany and living in OZ since 1987, I am very interested and involved in international politics. I am politically neither left nor right, and generally against labeling a persons political beliefs. I like my life, have great kids, and some of the best friends a human can have.
And I like traveling, and that is what this blog is all about. Having stepped foot on all 7 continents, my goal is to have visited 100 countries before my body decides to pack it in........
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