Paraguay, the hidden gem; Anna Ahronheim; Jerusalem Post

Paraguay – Jesuit Missions of La Santísima Trinidad de Paraná and Jesús de Tavarangue

While still somewhat unknown to Israelis, Paraguay has become the fastest-growing tourist destination in South America.

The post-army trip – commonly to India, Southeast Asia or South America – is an important milestone for many. But ask any of those who went to South America about Paraguay, and you will receive a puzzled look, followed by “Para-what?” Figures from a 2015 Central Bureau of Statistics report found that 410,000 Israelis between the ages of 20 and 24 go abroad every year. But tourists, especially Israelis, are uncommon in landlocked Paraguay, which has been overshadowed by its giant, high-profile South American neighbors.

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