Posts tagged Paraguay travel

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 [...]

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“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 [...]

Ten Reasons to Visit Paraguay (A Sati...

Ten Reasons to Visit Paraguay (A Satire)
Dear Reader, Here is a list of reasons why you should come to visit Paraguay. 10. Pretend you’re a gaucho at a cattle ranch in the Chaco. 9.   Learn some Guaraní phrases and have no idea what you’re saying. 8.   Share some tereré with your ten newest Paraguayan friends. 7.   Search for old Alfredo Stroessner memorabilia. 6.   Speak Plattdeu [...]