Posts tagged Filadelfia

World Adventurers Celebrates 1,000 Po...

Dear Reader, World Adventurers hit a major milestone today — 1,000 published posts! A thousand articles and updates later, this blog is still going strong. I started World Adventurers in December 2004, as a way to update family and friends about life overseas. It has evolved in ways I never imagined when I wrote my first “Hello, World” [...]

The Mennonites of Paraguay (with Phot...

The Mennonites of Paraguay (with Photos)
This is the full version of the original article. The third in a series on Paraguay’s Chaco region features the local Mennonite communities. The first focused on Filadelfia, the area’s largest town, and the second on the rural Chaco. The final post highlighted the local indigenous community. Enjoy photos and stories from one of Paraguay’s mos [...]

Paraguay

“An island surrounded on all sides by land” is how Paraguayan author Augusto Roa Bastos described his homeland. A small, landlocked country in the heart of South America, Paraguay has had a rich and tumultuous history since its independence in 1811. The country lost half its territory during the 1865-70 War of the Triple Alliance against Arge [...]