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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...

Crossing into Bolivia – Cruzando a Bolivia

There are many things about the Chaco that seem like a mystery. Chief among them for adventurous tourists may be...
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Meet the Myths

In Paraguay you will often hear reference to a number of strange creatures roaming the country. The so-called “Mitos” (or “myths”...
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Tips When Traveling, Whether for a Wedding or Weekend Retreat in NYC

Tips to Alleviate Post-excursion Regrets when Returning Home from Planned Trips The recovery from my last family vacation has given me...
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Manual Reel Mowing Adventures, Tips and Pointers

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I've recently inherited a manual lawn mower. I was so excited at the prospect of fume free mowing! Was? Yes,...
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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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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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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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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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Nap!

If you are new to the siesta tradition Paraguay is a good place to learn the ins and outs of...