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Country : Paraguay

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Photos marked as were added from 23 September 2019.


Country
Province
State
Place
Location
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Taken
Paraguay
Asuncion
 Asuncion is the small capital of Paraguay founded in 1537 and becoming capital in 1811.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
 The city lies on the banks of the Rio Paraguay.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
 The Rio Paraguay is part of the Rio Plata system, the second largest river system in South America.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
 The Presidential Palace dates from 1860.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
Casa Viola
 The Casa Viola (1750) is one of the city's few remaining colonial buildings.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
Casa Viola
 The two level courtyard of the elegant building.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
Casa Viola
 The house is a museum famous for its collection of maps.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
Casa Viola
 Orange tress in the courtyard.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
 Street scene in the busy centre.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
 The courtyard of a 17th century Jesuit seminary now used for government offices.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
 One of several iron wells dating from colonial times.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
Palacio Legislativo
 The pink Palacio Legislativo dates from 1857.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
Palacio Legislativo
 The debating chamber.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
 The Cathedral dates from 1845.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
 Quiet Sunday street.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
 Colonial well with ironwork.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
 The Casa de la Independencia (1772) where the country's independence was declared in 1811.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
Pantheon
 The Pantheon is the tomb of the country's heroes and presidents.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
Pantheon
 Guards at the entrance.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
Pantheon
 The decorated interior.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
Plaza de los Heroes
 The Plaza de los Heroes is the city's large but bland square.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
Plaza de los Heroes
 Playing draughts (checkers) in the shady square.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
Plaza de los Heroes
 Shoe shiners.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
Plaza de los Heroes
 Group at an election meeting in the main square.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
Plaza de los Heroes
 Television presenter covering the election.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
Plaza de los Heroes
 Children at an election meeting.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
 Magazine stall.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
 Restaurant in the city centre.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
 Election posters.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
 Lace making is very popular in Paraguay.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
 Nanduti lace is a speciality of the country.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
 Each village around Asuncion makes its own distinctive type of Nanduti lace.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
 Terere is a local tea drunk through metal straws from metal cups.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
 Wood panelled pharmacy.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
Recova
 Recova is a covered market full of crafts.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
Recova
 Nanduti lace is very colourful and unique.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
Railway Station
 The British built railway station dates from 1861 and is one of the oldest in South America.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
Railway Station
 One of many steam engines at Asuncion station.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
Railway Station
 Old railway carriage at the station.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
Railway Station
 Steam train preparing to depart from the station.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
Pettirossi Market
 The Pettirossi Saturday market.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
Pettirossi Market
 Grilled meat.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
Pettirossi Market
 Drinking terere, a local tea drunk through a metal straw.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
Pettirossi Market
 Metalware shop.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
 A group of Guarani women selling crafts.
1998
Paraguay
Asuncion
 Buses in the city centre.
1998
Paraguay
Aregua
 Steam railway at Aregua, a small village near Asuncion.
1998
Paraguay
Aregua
 Small homestead in Aregua, a village by the Rio Paraguay.
1998
Paraguay
Aregua
 Traditional style farmhouse.
1998
Paraguay
Aregua
 One of many small farms in the region.
1998
Paraguay
Aregua
 Brick well.
1998
Paraguay
Aregua
 Local bus.
1998
Paraguay
Aregua
 Lake Ypacarai is surrounded by forest.
1998
Paraguay
Aregua
 The shore of Lake Ypacarai.
1998
Paraguay
Itagua
 Itagua is a village founded in 1728.
1998
Paraguay
Itagua
 Itagua is full of houses in the Guarani-Jesuit style.
1998
Paraguay
Itagua
 Houses in the Guarani-Jesuit style have outside pillars.
1998
Paraguay
Itagua
 Quiet street scene.
1998
Paraguay
Itagua
 Local school.
1998
Paraguay
Itagua
 Typical balconied house.
1998
Paraguay
Itagua
 Beautiful Guarani-Jesuit style mansion.
1998
Paraguay
Itagua
 Cloistered house.
1998
Paraguay
Itagua
 The church in Itagua features a Guarani style external cloister.
1998
Paraguay
Itagua
 Painted house.
1998
Paraguay
Itagua
 Lace is made in Itagua.
1998
Paraguay
Itagua
 The village is famous for its Nanduti lace.
1998
Paraguay
Itagua
 Lace shop, one of several in the village.
1998
Paraguay
Itagua
 Nanduti lace is all hand made.
1998
Paraguay
Itagua
 Detail of the very colourful Nanduti lace.
1998
Paraguay
Itagua
 Nanduti lace is very distinctive and unique to Paraguay.
1998
Paraguay
Itagua
 Nanduti image of a basket.
1998
Paraguay
Itagua
 Crochet is very popular in the village.
1998
Paraguay
Itagua
 Woman making lace.
1998
Paraguay
Itagua
 Exquisite lacework.
1998
Paraguay
Itagua
 Blue and white Nanduti lace.
1998
Paraguay
Itagua
 A sample of beautiful Nanduti lace from the village of Itagua.
1998
Paraguay
Itagua
 Very delicate lacework.
1998
Paraguay
Ita
 Ita is a village of kilns.
1998
Paraguay
Ita
 Ita is famous for its ceramics.
1998
Paraguay
Ita
 Potter at work.
1998
Paraguay
Ita
 Pots drying in the Sun.
1998
Paraguay
Ita
 The ceramics of Ita are very elaborately decorated.
1998
Paraguay
Ita
 One of the many ceramic shops in the village.
1998
Paraguay
Ita
 Painted and unpainted ceramics.
1998
Paraguay
Ita
 Two little piggies.
1998
Paraguay
Yagaron
Yagaron Church
 Yagaron was a centre of Fransiscan missions during colonial times.
1998
Paraguay
Yagaron
Yagaron Church
 Yagaron Church, built in 1640, is the best example of Guarani-Spanish Baroque. It is 70m long.
1998
Paraguay
Yagaron
Yagaron Church
 Free standing wooden bell tower.
1998
Paraguay
Yagaron
Yagaron Church
 Carved church door. Yagaron Church is a prototype of the Mission churches in Paraguay.
1998
Paraguay
Yagaron
Yagaron Church
 The wood carvings are painted with traditional Guarani plant pigments.
1998
Paraguay
Yagaron
Yagaron Church
 Carved wooden crucifix in a plain interior.
1998
Paraguay
Yagaron
House of Dr Francia
 Colonial house where Dr Francia, the first president of Paraguay, lived.
1998
Paraguay
Yagaron
House of Dr Francia
 Carved wooden window.
1998
Paraguay
Yagaron
House of Dr Francia
 Colonial furniture in the interior.
1998
Paraguay
Caacupe
Basilica of the Virgin
 Caacupe is a pilgrimage town dominated by the Basilica of the Virgin of Caacupe.
1998
Paraguay
Caacupe
Basilica of the Virgin
 The Basilica resembles an Orthodox church.
1998
Paraguay
Caacupe
Basilica of the Virgin
 The inner shrine.
1998
Paraguay
Caacupe
 The town has food stalls for pilgrims.
1998
Paraguay
Caacupe
 Grilled chickens.
1998
Paraguay
Tobati
 Tobati is a village in a hilly part of the country.
1998

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