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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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The Power of “Pruning”

Every winter Paraguayans prune the trees in their yards and sidewalks until they are mere trunks with stumpy limbs, nary...
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Happy Independence Days, Paraguay!

2010 marks Paraguay´s 199th year as an independent nation. May 14th and 15th are celebrated as Independence Day / s in...
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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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One Last Birding Trip

Looking for a good present for nature-loving friends in Paraguay? Consider treating them to a birding trip! For their last birding trip...
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Good bye Carnaval

Paraguay is a heavily Catholic country with a population that loves to party. This combination of traits is on display...
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Victoria de Boquerón

Today, September 29th, is the anniversary of the “Victoria de la Batalla de Boquerón,” celebrating a hard-won Chaco War battle....
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Kurusu Ára

These last couple of days in Paraguay have been full of celebrations. First up was the “Teacher's Day” on April 30th...
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Advice for Newcomers p3

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Getting ready to travel to Paraguay? Here are some tips to get yourself primed for your Paraguayan adventure! Be sure to check...
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Birding trip to Club Mbigua

Have you ever looked across the Bay of Asuncion (best seen from a tall building downtown) and wondered what is...