Paraguay Travel Guide

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    Reduced to ruins
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    Highway to the borderline
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    Getting Closer to Jesus....
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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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  • Mini Virgins and more

    Caacupé Shopping

    There are not many stores in Caacupe except for the street vendors which congregate around the Basilica. There is just about everything you can think of, from food kiosks, to hats, to belts and leather, to children's toys, etc. The most unique thing here would be the small homage of the Virgin of Caacupe. You will find many of them sold around the...

  • Climb the Dome of the Basilica

    Caacupé Things to Do

    The main basilica in central Caacupe looks impressive from the outside. It is massive, white and stands above the trees and skyline of the city higher than anything else. However, upon closer inspection, the basilica is actually quite banal and new (built in 1980). It is however a new building for the Virgin of Caacupe, whose stories go back to...

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