|lowest and highest point:||Paraguay is more or less flat at an elevation of 50 – 700 masl|
|lowest and highest temperature:||12°C rainy morning Parque Ito (-25.3808479,-55.0705009);
39.5°C Chaco (Gran Chaco)
|money spent:||19 US$ per person and day|
|average fuel price:||0.86 US$ per litre (86 Octane, 92 is also widely available)|
|average fuel consumption:||3.9 litres per 100 km|
|found:||Swiss cheese (-25.463930, -55.007747)|
|fixed:||LBB: Plate holding front sprocket, toped up coolant, cleaned air filter
switching the exhausts proved to be a (temporary) fix for LBB’s embarrassing constant misfiring
|best route(s):||None found?! 😉|
|hardest section:||Overtaking a truck in deep fesh fesh before Filadelfia, visibility: <5 meters|
|best sleeping place:||In the hammock at Hasta La Pasta
Free camping at the Reserva Biologico Tati Yupi
|Best food and/or beverage:||crunchy cucumbers
Chilli noodles from René, slightly fried – that’s when they’re really spicy.
|best moment:||Seeing the first monkeys of the trip at the Reserva Biologico Tati Yupi|
|worst moment:||Realising LBBs coolant level was low AFTER we crossed the Chaco at 40°C|
|learned:||Paraguay and Brazil share the world’s second largest hydroelectric dam. You can visit it on a free tour.
How to avoid mosquito bites when sleeping in the hammock.
|food on the road:||Spanish Tortilla with organic eggs|
|observations:||Anyone can be a (Guarani-)millionaire in Paraguay.
Paraguayans like to drink their mate tea from a cow’s horn.
The closer you get to the Brazilian border, the more the Spanish gets a Portuguese inflection.
Expect to hear German quite often.