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Discovering Paraguay on Facebook!

Hello all! It's been quite a while since I've posted anything about Paraguay. Since I have been absent from the blog a...
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Chipa anytime, anywhere – Chipa anytime

Chipa is consumed throughout the day in Paraguay (if you are unfamiliar with chipa listen to my interview on KCRW´s Good...
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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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Sir Edmund Hillary, Climber, Adventurer and New Zealand Hero, Dead at 88

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Sir Edmund Hillary has died at age 88, after a long series of adventures and having contributed much to the...
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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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Scenes from a Paraguayan Cemetery

During the first days of November Paraguayan cemeteries come to life (not literally, although the 2nd Annual Asunción Zombie Walk would suggest...
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It’s harp time! – It’s time for the harp!

The World Harp Festival is taking place this week in Asunción. The festival will span from Thursday the 19th to Saturday...
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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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My Adventures in Gulf Hagas, the Grand Canyon of Maine

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The Gulf Hagas was a hike that my mother and I were very excited about. There are many different waterfalls...
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Swine Flu: Tips Before You Travel

Tip #1 Swine Flu, Tips Before You Travel - Wash Your Hands Wash your hands all the time. Washing your hands...