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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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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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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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Radio So´o: Easter

“Radio so'o” (aka “the grapevine” or rumor mill) can be your most important and entertaining source of news and gossip...
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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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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...
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Most Useful Guarani Words

This article previously appeared in the Expat Blog Awards 2013 – Top List Writing Contest and won 1st prize for...
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Paraguay Travel Tips

Today is Discovering Paraguay’s one-year anniversary. Many thanks to everyone for all the support throughout this first year of writing...
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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...