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Itos & Azos

Paraguay is a relatively inexpensive country to live in, especially if you're coming from the US or Europe. However if you're...
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Semana Santa = Chipa

The activities of Semana Santa (Holy Week) leading up to Easter Sunday in Paraguay are, for the most part, similar...
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Parts Unknown Paraguay recap – Summary of Parts Unknown Paraguay

Here are some details regarding the food, people and locations covered in the recent Paraguay episode of “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown” (original...
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Strawberries! – ¡Frutillas!

This week´s post is short and sweet. To foriegners from places where the winter is truly unforgiving Paraguayan winter is...
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Paraguay Photoblogs – Paraguayan Photoblogs

When you think of Paraguay what images pop into your head? For some it may be a landscape of flowering lapacho...
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Cherimoyas: Bizarre and Delicious – Cherimoyas: Strange and Delicious

One of the joys of Paraguay is the abundance of fruit. There are plenty of fruits available for sale in street...
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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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The expo

What exactly is "The Expo"? The enormous fair's full name says it all: "International Livestock, Industry, Agriculture, Trade and Services Expo-fair." That...
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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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This post was inspired by the cinematic debut of " Latas Vacías ," a Paraguayan movie (shot in Coronel Oviedo) about the...