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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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Drying Clothes p2 – Secando la Ropa p2

As I mentioned in Part 1 of this post, drying clothing in Paraguay can require a multi-pronged, sometimes multi-day strategy.  Thanks...
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PY Agenda: Winter Vacation! – Winter Break!

In the PY Agenda series I share a roundup of upcoming events. Subscribe to the Discovering Paraguay Facebook page for more event recommendations! Nothing...
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Presents for People who Miss Paraguay – Gifts for Those Who Miss Paraguay

With the holidays fast approaching I thought I'd share some ideas for presents for people who miss Paraguay. These items pack...
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The Book Fair

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Soccer, soccer, soccer. That is all anyone (including myself) has been able to talk about for the last 2 weeks...
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A “Jopará” of Festivities

Ah, spring! Winter´s cold days are over, the flowers are in full bloom, and the air is full of the scent...
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The Pilgrimage to Caacupé

In Paraguay December 8th is celebrated as the day of the Virgin of Caacupé. It is one of the most important...
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Three Kings Day

The 6th of January is Día de los Reyes Magos, the Christian celebration of the Epiphany also known in English...
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The Atlantic Forrest

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Paraguay is home to a number of ecoregions, each with its own distinct flora and fauna. Unfortunately many of these regions...
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Travel News

Here are a few aspects of traveling to and around Paraguay that have changed since the publication of my guidebook Paraguay (Other...