"Filadelfia" Filadelfia by pieter_jan_v
Filadelfia Travel Guide: 4 reviews and 8 photos
Filadelfia is in the heart of the Mennonite colonie in the Paraquayan Chaco. This village is very well self-supporting and has there own communication and transportation link to Asuncion.
There is a big supermarket (cooperativa) here, a small bookshop/library, a hotel and a small airport. The local restaurant is run by Paraquayos and is the only location you can get some alcoholic drinks.
This is a community that lives according its own religious rules. Church services are still in old-Dutch. The strange mixuture of German and Spanish can be found in the streetnames like Avenida Hindenburg.
The downside of this close community is the local nuthouse.
- Pros:A quiet spot to relax; far apart from the modern world
- Cons:Dust or mud
- In a nutshell:Interesting Mennonite settlement
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