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Paraguay

Author: Margaret Hebblethwaite
Publisher: Chalfont St. Peter : Bradt Travel Guides, 2010.
Series: Bradt travel guide.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 Guarani 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
guideböcker
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Hebblethwaite
ISBN: 9781841623153 1841623156
OCLC Number: 670394359
Description: xii, 340 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Misiones and the Jesuit reductions --
Southeast to Itapua and the ruins --
Southwest to Neembucu and the old battlegrounds --
Excursion to the Iguazu Falls --
Ciudad del Este and the east --
Villarrica and central Paraguay --
Concepcion and the northeast --
The Chaco --
Language --
Glossary --
Selective list of fauna --
Further information.
Series Title: Bradt travel guide.
Responsibility: Margaret Hebblethwaite.

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