South America on a Shoestring - Paraguay (PDF Chapter)

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Paraguay is a country of remarkable contrasts: it’s rustic and sophisticated; it boasts exotic natural reserves and massive human-made dams; artisans’ workshops abut glitzy shopping centers; and Jesuit ruins in rural villages lie a few kilometers from sophisticated colonial towns.

  • party until well after dawn during Encarnación’s original take on Carnaval
  • maps
  • watch a jaguar laze in the scrub, sleep under billions of stars and experience the absence of humanity in the Chaco
  • transport
  • be a conservation volunteer or relax on the beach at tranquil Laguna Blanca
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Asunción & around, Circuito Central, San Bernardino, Southern Paraguay, Encarnación & around, The Jesuit Missions, Parque Nacional San Rafael, Eastern Paraguay, Ciudad del Este & around, Mbaracayú Biosphere Reserve, Northern Paraguay, Concepción, Bahía Negra & the Paraguayan Pantanal, The Chaco, The Mennonite Colonies & around, Northwestern National Parks, Understand Paraguay, Paraguay Today, History, Culture, Arts, Cuisine, Sports, Environment, Survival Guide, When to Go, Connections, Essential Food & Drink, Fast Facts, Exchange Rates, Set Your Budget, Resources.

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