By Margaret Hebblethwaite

on the center of South the US, Paraguay is a bewildering mixture of contrasts. The colonial capital, Asunción, now has a burgeoning bar and café scene, whereas its jap counterpart, Ciudad del Este, is a neon-swathed boomtown. but dig a bit deeper and a distinct photograph emerges: Jesuit ruins echo with centuries of historical past, rural households maintain craft traditions alive and every little thing stops as humans proportion a leisurely drink of tereré. And past lies the country's inimitable traditional good looks, from butterfly-thronged tropical forests to the rolling fields of the campo and the wild wetlands of the Chaco.

With history sections protecting the wealthy background and tradition of this hospitable nation in addition to the entire functional info you'll want, Margaret Hebblethwaite's Paraguay is still the fundamental selection for the curious visitor.

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