Category Archives: Tales of Paraguay

Day to day adventures, observations, or rants of living in Asuncion, Paraguay.

Beer in Paraguay

Before coming to Paraguay I was forewarned by a good friend who had lived here and loves barley soda that it was a desolate wasteland. Paraguay, as most of South America, is dominated by watery lagers. Each nation has their … Continue reading

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Running in Asuncion

Signed up for a 5k recently. Normally my running is done solely at Parque de Salud as perhaps the only thing more treacherous to South American walkers/runners than the sidewalks is the traffic. It’s a nice park. You need an … Continue reading

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Bowling in Paraguay

I love bowling. I am a believer in Earl, the Patron Saint of Monster Truck Rallies, Trailer Parks, and, well, Bowling. I even permanently inscribed his name on the sleeve of my Vandals work shirt/bowling uniform. Marko, one of the … Continue reading

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Playa Blanco

With a three day weekend one of my wife’s co-workers helped book a trip to Playa Blanco, a cool camp-out/lodging beach on a river? lake? on the eastern side of the country. 26 of us set out in all, a … Continue reading

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The Traffic

Paraguayans have a state of mind that likely is the biggest reason they are regularly perched atop those “Most Content/Happiest People In The World” polls. Tranquilo. Everything is cool, amigo. Relax. It’s all good. It is a pervasive state of … Continue reading

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Tales of Paraguay – the Intro.

Tales of Paraguay – Intro So we’ve been in Asuncion for eight months now. Well, seven, not counting spending Christmas back in Arizona. We’ve kind of hit some semblance of stride I guess. I’ve decided to use this blog for … Continue reading

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