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A view of a city

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...
Food on a wooden table

Tereré Rupa

Each day as the temperature rises, thousands of people across Paraguay reach for their weapon of choice against the heat:...
The tower of the city

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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Karu Guazu

A “karu guazú” is a large meal intended to be shared with many people. The preparation of a “karu guazú” is...
A basket full of food

Paraguayan Ice

In Paraguay most ice is in bar, not cube, form. Plastic bags are filled with water and frozen into foot-long cylindrical...
A close up of a bottle on the counter

Fresh Milk – Leche Fresca

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

Strawberries! – ¡Frutillas!

This week´s post is short and sweet. To foriegners from places where the winter is truly unforgiving Paraguayan winter is...
A bunch of food on a tray

Yvyguy Silver

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

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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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...