A week in Paraguay – from the Itaipu dam to partying on the beach via historic Asunción

A one week itinerary for backpacking Paraguay For backpackers visiting Iguazu Falls in Argentina, a trip over the border to Brazil and Paraguay is a must do. As British citizens there’s no requirement for pre-arrival visas – just an entry stamp at the border. It’s as easy as getting on a bus! Paraguay is a…… Continue reading A week in Paraguay – from the Itaipu dam to partying on the beach via historic Asunción

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Asuncion, Paraguay – a walking tour of the historical centre and a flask of terere at the beach

An walking tour of historical downtown Asuncion We planned just one day in Asuncion to explore the historical centre and get a feel for the city. We took a five hour bus from Cuidad Del Este, enjoying great views of the  very flat, very green countryside. Asunción is the capital of Paraguay, with a population…… Continue reading Asuncion, Paraguay – a walking tour of the historical centre and a flask of terere at the beach

First stop in Paraguay – Top sights in Cuidad del Este, Paraguay

A one day itinerary in Cuidad del Este, including Itaipu dam and Saltos del Monday waterfalls Cuidad del Este is Paraguay’s second largest city, known for its vast Itaipu dam which powers most of Paraguay, as well as offering endless duty free shopping. It’s just across the border from Brazil and Argentina in an area…… Continue reading First stop in Paraguay – Top sights in Cuidad del Este, Paraguay