Paraguay is still largely undiscovered by travellers, but those who make their way here are delighted by the country's distinctive culture and strong indigenous features. A bilingual nation, with GuaranAs spoken alongside Spanish, its folk-dance tradition is hugely popular among young people; its harp playing is legendary; and Paraguayans are proud of their different handicrafts, particularly their sewing. The country is also home to the historic Jesuit missions, or reductions (as depicted in the film The Mission).Bradt's Paraguay - the only English-language guidebook to this emerging tourism destination - covers the region with unrivalled detail and knowledge. It delves deep into a country that has so far eluded the grasp of mass tourism and where rich indigenous culture and folk traditions still hold strong.YvAiga (GuaranAs a#39;Heavena#39;) Excellent new beach, beyond ParaAsso to the west of Villa Florida. ... This craft in wool and cotton is picturesque if you are whizzing past in a bus, but if you are in your own vehicle it will ... In the middle of June ( usually the second ThursdayaSunday, check with the municipalidad or Copaco for the programme of events) there is a most appealing craft festival called Ovecha RaguAc, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Bradt Travel Guide Paraguay|
|Publisher||:||Bradt Travel Guides - 2010|