Category Archives: Latin America

Frugal Traveler: Opening Up Paraguay’s Landlocked Guairá Region

The priest faltered a bit as he climbed the stairs to the museum, housed in an attic above a church in Itapé, Paraguay, a town founded as a Franciscan mission in 1672. My guide and I had roused him from his siesta by clapping our hands repeatedly — the Paraguayan equivalent of a knock on…