Encarnación, Paraguay March 8th 2010 Hola Paraguay! People have questioned why we would choose to come here, especially considering it is the most corrupt country outside of Africa; one of the hottest countries in the Americas; the 2nd poorest country in South America; 85% uninhabitable; has a 1st language of Guarani; and - according to one of our guide books - sees more jaguars than tourists. The draw, all of the above. We are willi ... read more
South America » Paraguay » Encarnacion In the disastrous War of the Triple Alliance (1865-70), Paraguay lost two-thirds of all adult males and much of its territory. It stagnated economically for the next half century. In the Chaco War of 1932-35, large, economically important areas were ... ... read more
My name is Raya and I am from Canada. My boyfriend Braeden and I have enjoyed traveling together for several years and this blog outlines the amazing 6 month backpacking trip we took through South America a few years back.
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