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Brand new modern house for sale in Piribebuy

Brand new modern house for sale in Piribebuy

The small country town of Piribebuy is located in the hill country approximately 80 km from Asuncion. It is a peaceful picturesque area. All around are green open spaces, hills and crystal clear streams. Unsurprisingly given all that it is a popular resort area. Many...

Ongoing saga of a motorbike repair

Ongoing saga of a motorbike repair

This week is one that has been dominated by ongoing attempts to fix a problem with my motorbike. A repair that has dragged out over several days. It all began one afternoon at the beginning of the week when the speedometer stopped working. The needle swung back to...

Properties available in the Paraguayan countryside

Properties available in the Paraguayan countryside

Out in the Paraguayan countryside there are many properties awaiting new owners. Far more than there are buyers out there to purchase them. The result of which is that potential buyer will have many places to choose between. If they can only track down properties that...

12th August every year Town parade in Piribebuy

12th August every year Town parade in Piribebuy

Every year 12th August is the date of the town parade in Piribebuy. That date marks the anniversary of the Battle of Piribebuy in 1869. This was one of the final battles in the War of the Triple Alliance. At the time of the battle Piribebuy had for some months been...

Purchasing your home in Paraguay

Purchasing your home in Paraguay

In common with everywhere in the world, if you are thinking of moving to Paraguay one of the very first things to be done will be to find somewhere to live. It is quite possible to find rented accommodation. That may be short term or long term and could be through...

Day trip to Villarrica, Paraguay

Day trip to Villarrica, Paraguay

Villarrica is a sizeable city located in central Paraguay. It is a compact city surrounded by countryside and lies approximately 150 km from Asuncion. Although commonly known as Villarrica the full name of the city is Villarrica de Espirito Santo and it was originally...

Walking tour of Asuncion Old Town

Walking tour of Asuncion Old Town

On a recent visit to Asuncion I took a walking tour of the Old Town. The most historic district of the city. Here are to be found, within walking distance of each other a number of fine buildings and a collection of museums. It is a natural first stop for any tourists...

Museum Dr Andres Barbero, Asuncion

Museum Dr Andres Barbero, Asuncion

The Museum Dr Andres Barbero is a real hidden gem. It contains the largest collection of ethnographic and archaeological material relating to the ancient and indigenous peoples of Paraguay. A must for anyone interested in the history of cultures. The museum was...

Travelling by boat across Asuncion Bay

Travelling by boat across Asuncion Bay

Travelling by boat in the waters across Asuncion Bay is an experience that it is easy to miss out on. There are few if any tourist boats making the trip and so it not generally highlighted as an opportunity in Asuncion. However for the independently minded it is...