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Meet the Mitos: Karaí Octubre

In this first edition of Meet the Mitos we are going to discuss a very timely mito: “Karaí Octubre” “Karaí”...
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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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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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Ahata ayu

Dear friends and readers, I will be going on a brief hiatus for the next few weeks. Posts may be shorter and...
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My Momma Made Me Sneeze: An Adventure with 3 Old Ladies and 10 Bars

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I want to tell you about my vacation. In the military, we don't really get vacation. It's called "leave," and...
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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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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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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...
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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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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...