Sunday, July 19, 2009
Arrival in Paraguay
We have arrived! I know some of you expected an entry immediately upon arrival, however, it was a long day of traveling! We had a three hour delay in Detroit, and some problems in security in New York. Six airports, five flights, and 28 hours later we made it! The amazing thing is that our luggage made it too!! All six bags. Its a bit chilly here in Asuncion, especially to my Honduran heat adjusted body. The architecture and the plant life are very similar to Honduras, and other things are too, like police checkpoints, and guards around houses with razor wire. We can walk almost everywhere though, including to school, grocery stores and malls. It is very nice to be able to get around without a vehicle or taxis. We moved into our new condo two days ago and I will be posting pictures once we finish getting the house put together. We did some shopping yesterday to get the house ready- we bought a fridge and a TV. I almost had a heartattack purchasing the two large appliances; they cost 5,000,000 guaranis. The ratio from Guarani to USD is 5,000 to 1. So basically, we're millionaires. More entries and photos will be added once internet is set up at the condo.