“The Monster”: Backpacking in Sao Paulo, Brazil

I read somewhere that Sao Paulo was a “monster” and I simply loved that word as a classification of a city. It was always the plan to end my recent South America experience in Sao Paulo, as my final flight to leave the continent would be from there. It quite simply is one of the Read more about “The Monster”: Backpacking in Sao Paulo, Brazil[…]

Bus in Asuncion Paraguay

Backpacking in Paraguay: Mayhem of…Ciudad Del Este

I will and do mention Lonely Planet a lot, and I have to say I find it a really helpful, useful and worthwhile guide to have on my travels. Most of the information is excellent, but some things are often neglected (for example Black Cat hostel in Asuncion, Guesthouse Amice in Paramaribo, the dangers of Read more about Backpacking in Paraguay: Mayhem of…Ciudad Del Este[…]

World Borders: Where Paraguay Meets Brazil and Argentina, Tres Fronteras – Three Frontiers/Borders

Tres Fronteras (similar to the English phrase Three Frontiers) is exactly that – a treble border and the place where three countries meet. In this instance, Tres Fronteras is a part of land where you can see Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina (and be in one of them). But it’s not just bits of grass you’re Read more about World Borders: Where Paraguay Meets Brazil and Argentina, Tres Fronteras – Three Frontiers/Borders[…]

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