Paraguay Travel Guide

  • Reduced to ruins
    Reduced to ruins
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    Highway to the borderline
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    Getting Closer to Jesus....
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  • Oh So convenient

    Bella Vista Restaurants

    When one is staying in Bella Vista, and is lacking ones own transport, the sensible choice is to choose the Papillon Hotel's very own restaurant. On Sunday afternoon it was thronged with a crowd gorging on end of the week buffet. There was live music in one of the rooms and children scurrying about with platters piled high.This treat I foolishly...

  • Papillon Hotel

    Bella Vista Hotels

    Hotel Restaurant Papillon is easily the best hotel in the district, and of ample standard. The...

  • To the land across the Parana

    Bella Vista Transportation

    Bella Vista is located only an hour by bus from the major border town of Encarnacion. Regular buses ply along Route 6, the main highway connecting Encarnacion with Ciduad del Este.The journey takes a little over an hour, and (in March 2015), cost 10000 Guarani per person, paid on the bus. The buses are OK, but a little rattletrap and worn. The AC...



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  • Sandstone formations of Cerro Koi

    Areguá Things to Do

    Paraguay has one of the rare geological oddities. Only found in few other places (South Africa and Canada), Cerro Koi is the only location in South America where sandstone can be found in naturally occurring polygonal shafts.The cost is free, however there are a few favelas nearby so it has been recommended by a few locals to go with a security...

  • Playa de Aregua

    Areguá Things to Do

    Beaches are not a commonality in Paraguay. While there are many rivers in the country, very few are safe or clean for swimming. There is a man-made beach in Encarnacion, but that is a far drive for most.Lago Ypacarai offers a partial solution. From a distance, the blue waters look inviting and refreshing on the hot days. However, the closer you...

  • Old Train Station (Estacion A)

    Areguá Things to Do

    If you read my Asuncion page or possibly some other literature on Paraguay, you may know that Paraguay had the first railroad in South America.Although there is work on going to restore some portions of these lines, most of it is run down and dilapidated.Aregua has one of the original stations. The building is still in decent condition, but most...


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