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The Metal March

This Saturday Paraguay´s metalhead community held a march through downtown Asuncion. Yes, you read that correctly, the metalhead community. The...
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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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Nap!

If you are new to the siesta tradition Paraguay is a good place to learn the ins and outs of...
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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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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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Paraguay’s going to the World Cup!

Last night Paraguay´s national soccer team defeated Argentina 1 to 0 in Asunción´s Defensores del Chaco Stadium. Soccer matches in Latin...
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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...

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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Harps, harps and more harps!

The time has come once again for the annual Festival Mundial del Arpa (world harp festival), now in its 5th...
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Discovering Paraguay on “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown”

After having to keep it "ñeembegue" (quiet) for a few months I am very happy to announce I will be...