Paraguay Travel Paraguay is
isolated. But in recent years, this
small, landlocked country has opened up to the outside world. Its democratic
with free trade. It's friendly and safe. Paraguay is full of
Riverboat rides, waterfalls,
trekking, ruins, fishing, train excursions, animal watching and indigenous
culture are Paraguay's main attractions.
The country appeals to travelers who have
already been to larger, more varied excursions, but who are now
ready to experience the more subtle attractions of the continent. It
appeals to those interested in learning and exploring Guarani Indians, watching Nanduti lace being made or taking a riverboat cruise
with a chance of seeing a jaguar or alligator. Asuncion is the capital city of Paraguay.
is built on hills above the Rio Paraguay.
The Paraguay River divides the
country into two separate regions: On the western side is the Chaco
(jungle, marsh and scrub); on the eastern side is fertile, grassy
farmland leading into hilly, forested country. The eastern side is the
most heavily populated. The broad Parana River, which forms a border
with Brazil and Argentina, provides landlocked Paraguay with a link to
the sea.Rainfall in Paraguay
is at its heaviest near the Brazilian border and July is the coldest
month. Religious center of Caacupi is important
for the Roman Catholic Immaculate Conception.