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Surviving the Heat without A / C – How to Survive the Heat without...

Ahh, air conditioning. It is a blessed thing, especially during the summer. Although it may seem like an absolute necessity there are...
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In Preparation for Caacupé 2011

What with supermarket aisles full of Christmas decorations and street corners dotted with nativity scene ready miniature mangers is it clear the...
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Cold in Guarani

There's nothing like drinking something nice cold beverage on a hot day, right? Ahhhhhhhh. Water, tereré, juice, beer, whatever your hydration of...
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Fried Delights

The popular Fiesta de San Juan, a patron saint festival celebrated throughout Paraguay, takes place on June 23rd.  The Fiesta de...
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Foodies Faves in Asunción Pt. 2

Here is the second part of my Asunción favorites, this time covering those in between meal cravings… mmm! Again, feel free...
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¡Carnaval!

Time to grab your glitter, beer, and dancing shoes, it´s Carnaval season! Don´t know much about Carnaval? In a nutshell...
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Curing a Paraguayan hangover

Yerón “Yerón” is Paraguay's most popular over the counter hangover remedy. In fact, many people use the word "yerar" as slang for...
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Strawberries Galore in Areguá

Although Aregua´s annual “Expo-Frutilla” (Strawberry Festival) doesn´t officially begin until next weekend, the road between Areguá and Ypacaraí is already...
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Paraguayan Ice

In Paraguay most ice is in bar, not cube, form. Plastic bags are filled with water and frozen into foot-long cylindrical...
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Yvyguy Silver

This post was inspired by the cinematic debut of " Latas Vacías ," a Paraguayan movie (shot in Coronel Oviedo) about the...