Culture Shock Chronicles
Journal Entry #47 – The other day, a nice young man rang our doorbell. He was very professional and explained that he was conducting an official survey. He wanted to get my opinion about Paraguayan politics, the different political parties, and other questions regarding the upcoming elections. I explained to him that I would be happy to participate, except I was a foreigner. He stopped, looked rather surprised, then abruptly said, “Dale, chau!” (Which means “OK thanks, bye!”) ….. I concluded that a foreigner’s opinion doesn’t matter much with Paraguayan politics …..