It is made of Yerba and can have added things such as mint.
They put the Yerba in a special cup made of wood or ox horn called a Guampa.
The land was lush and fertile making it easy to live.
The Europeans first arrived in the sixteenth century and the settlement of Asuncion the capital was founded by Spanish explorer Juan de Salazar y Espinola.
Guarani is mostly spoken in smaller towns/communities, especially by the elderly people.
The language of Guarani is completely different from Spanish.Corn, rice, potatoes and wheat are important staples, as are in-season fruits.The most traditional dish is Sopa Paraguaya, a corn flour cake made with eggs, milk, cheese and onions.AFS Paraguay will provide an online language course with Rosetta Stone to help you learn the language and prepare for your time in Paraguay.The staple of Paraguayan nutrition is meet, which is locally produced in large amounts.The two most popular are Olimpia, colors black and white, and Cerro, colors red and blue.Paraguay is a country with long traditions, a passion for soccer and fascinating natural beauties.They were founded and flourished in Eastern Paraguay for 150 years before expulsion by the Spanish crown in 1767.After overthrowing the local Spanish administration Paraguay declared independence in 1811.Please note that the discussion was closed to any additional postings as of Nov 1, 2016 and, as such, some of the information contained herein may be outdated and cannot be commented on by travelers at this time.Please take this into account when making your travel plans. There are two languages most common in Paraguay, one is spanish and one is an Indian language called Guarani.