Jesuit Ruins, Paraguay

Encarnación, Paraguay is most well-known for the Jesuit ruins located about 30km out of town. We'd received a glowing review of them from the clerk at the information office in Ciudad del Este, where we had entered the country, and had decided to see them for ourselves.

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Getting into Paraguay: an Adventure in Bureaucracy

Paraguay is one of the few South American countries that require New Zealanders to obtain a visa to enter, and at US$75 for a single entry or $100 for multiple, it's not a cheap one. Last year, travelling through South America with a group of three other Kiwis on a...

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Visiting the Itaipu Dam in Paraguay

The Itaipu dam is one of the seven wonders of the modern world, the world's largest hydroelectric power plant. It spans the river Paraná between Paraguay and Brazil, near the triple border of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay.  You can visit from either side; we chose the Paraguayan one - mostly...

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