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Cusco Peru to Foz do Iguazu Argentina

PERU | Thursday, 26 June 2014 | Views [304] | Comments [1]

i was pretty optimistic starting out but hit a couple of road blocks along the way. I had a 5 hour layover in La Paz Bolivia that cost me $135. for a Bolivia visa.US cash. I started to argue, but visions of midnight express flashed through my brain. At Asuncion Paraguay they dinged me for $160. US $. My "book" said no visa needed for Paraguay. It's after midnight, they want 30 to 40 $ to get to town, I have no hotel reservation, I spent the night at the airport......I've slept in worse places. Day break take a 20$ cab ride to the bus station. Good timing/luck my bus was leaving in 5 minutes to Ciudid del  Este......which was close to where I was going. I was beat, slept and this morning got a bus to Foz do Iguazu. Hope to visit the falls tomorrow, will pass along pictures.

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Either you paid too much for your 'book', or you were ripped off by the Paraguayans, or both.

  tom Jun 29, 2014 6:41 AM

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A quick recap. I visited 19 countries in 212 days, traveled 46,000 miles by air,15,000 miles by land and spent about $25,000. My feet got beat up a few times and I twisted my ankle a couple of times.  No plane, train, car, bus, tuk tuk or taxi mishaps, not even a fender bender. I wasn't threatened or harassed and amazingly enough I didn't lose anything. It's hard to believe seven months have passed. As I said in my first entry.....a wonderful way to celebrate 60 years of living. It sure was!

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