We have been in Paraguay only a short time, relatively, so I can’t presume to know much about the country and its people, but we do have impressions that have raised questions. 437 more words
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From Iguazu, we decided to head into Paraguay.
We’d read that most travellers skip past Paraguay, and certainly we hadn’t met anyone who’d been there before, so with memories of our fantastic trip to Albania – another place no one goes to – we decided Paraguay might be another unknown gem and definitely warranted checking out. 907 more words
To get back to Argentina we continued with our epically long bus journey tradition and took a combination of buses from Cusco, straight through Bolivia to Salta in North Argentina with our only stop being in La Paz to watch the world cup final. 1,019 more words
Bottomfish Bio-sampling from the Small Boat on the NOAA Ship Oscar Elton Sette Cruise (SE-14-04 Legs I and II) to the Northern Mariana Islands
The expression “well that’s why it’s called fishing and not catching” is something a friend or a spouse might say to support and cheer-up a weary angler from a long day on the water with little or nothing to show for it. 1,098 more words
Latin America and Caribbean are especially vulnerable to natural disasters, but human interference can affect the overall impact of disasters, with climate change being the biggest manmade influence on disasters. 1,703 more words