If you move here, you can leave behind your:

Driving rules. You can bike but I would not bike in the streets ever! - Jun 2019


Winter parka. - Aug 2018


Thoughts that you can turn left at an intersection. It seems to me that one of the most maddening parts of driving here is the inability to turn left anywhere! - Jun 2018


Snow gear! - May 2016


Winter coat, wool clothing, snow gear, mountain climbing gear, scuba gear... - Sep 2015


love of mountains and beaches. PY doesn't have them. You can take vacations to Brazil and Argentina easily enough though to get your fill. - Apr 2015


Expensive clothes (humidity = mold, also moths are present). Low clearance vehicles. Non-present vehicle brands i.e. Buick, Cadillac, GMC. - Aug 2014


Parkas (however many Paraguayans use them everytime we get down into the 50's or 60's F), bicycles (unless you plan to haul it to a park to bike), watch (things rarely start on time). - Jul 2013


Most items are available locally, so don't feel you have to buy everything for Paraguay. - Aug 2011


notion that this will be over soon. Even if you leave tomorrow, that's an eternity away. - Jun 2011


Your thick winter coats and boots (unless you want to look Paraguayan, but then you'll sweat from wearing them when it's 50 outside). Any 110 appliance that you really don't need. It's a pain in the butt trying to use all your appliances and plugging and unplugging them to get them to work. - Feb 2011


winter clothes and savings account. You'll be adding to it. - Apr 2010


Watch and cold weather gear. - May 2008


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