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A Month of Skinny Cows and Caña – A Month of Skinny Cows and...

August is traditionally considered to be a month of bad luck in Paraguay. It is the end of winter and people's...
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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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PY Agenda: Nature Lovers edition – For Nature Lovers

In the PY Agenda series I share a roundup of upcoming events. Subscribe to the Discovering Paraguay Facebook page for more event recommendations! Birding...
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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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Karu Guazu

A “karu guazú” is a large meal intended to be shared with many people. The preparation of a “karu guazú” is...
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Fresh Milk – Leche Fresca

A friend I made in Paraguay recently spent some time in India. Looking at her photos I was struck by...
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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...
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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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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...