Travel trivia: Pacenos

Posted on June 16th, 2011 by Laura Byrne Paquet in Travel Trivia

A resident of La Paz is known as a paceno. What country does he call home?

  • Bolivia
  • Paraguay
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela

Think you know the answer? Send it to me as a comment at the bottom of this post (one answer per contestant, please!). At the end of the week, I’ll draw one name from among all the people who answered correctly, and that person will receive this week’s prize: a miniature teddy bear supplied by

Come back to Facing the Street tomorrow for another travel trivia question and another chance to win the prize. And if you can’t wait until then for your trivia fix, check out my husband Paul’s trivia site, (He provided this question, BTW.)

This contest closes at 5:00pm EST on Friday, June 17, 2011.

Flickr/Creative Commons photo by Florence.S.

Disclosure and information on prize donor: the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corp. ( kindly donated this week’s prize.

6 Comments on “Travel trivia: Pacenos”

  1. Marilyn Wons


  2. Jill L


  3. Shannon Baas


  4. Buzzy Gordon

    If I have to stick to your multiple choice format, the answer is Bolivia.
    But I am writing to you from La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico — and the residents here are also called pacenos!

    • Laura Byrne Paquet

      Duly noted, Buzzy! That’s true…there’s more than one La Paz. 🙂 Thanks for playing!

  5. Richard T.


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