Travel Blogs from Foz de Iguacu, Brazil

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Splashdown in West Brazil, Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

Splashdown in West Brazil

A travel blog entry by skintsaint

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After a rather long 15 hour bus drive and a short taxi we arrive in the town of Foz de Iguacu on the Brazilan/Argentinian/Paraguayan border. We both were glad the guesthouse was nice and the area quiet so we could relax as both quite tired and stressed ...

foz, Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

foz

A travel blog entry by filly

the ...

Waterfalls, Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

Waterfalls

A travel blog entry by elliotandcarla

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... and get quite wet) and they look amazing! As always the photos show it better. In the late afternoon, we got the bus over to Brazil, which is really easy and stayed in a hotel that again was a little way out of the centre but had a swimming pool, tennis ...

Iguaçu's 6 most awe-inspiring displays of power, Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil travel blog

Iguaçu's 6 most awe-inspiring displays of power

A travel blog entry by seanrobfred

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... in the form of beer mean that we haven't had a huge number of traditional south american meals.  However in Iguacu we decided to change that. Brazil is famous less for its food (beef) and more for its portion sizes (lots of beef). Specifically, they ...

Iguazu Falls Brazil's side, Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil travel blog

Iguazu Falls Brazil's side

A travel blog entry by kenthoi

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After almost 14 hours of bus ride, I finally got to Foz do Iguaçu. Finally bad weather has caught up with me. It rained the whole day on Thursday. I spend most of the day at the Bird Park with the intention to checkout the Brazilian side of Iguazu Falls. ...

BIG WATER y-guasu = Iguacu Falls, Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

BIG WATER y-guasu = Iguacu Falls

A travel blog entry by bruceontour

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... and stretching 2.7 km. (No, I have not seen Niagara yet.) Some statistics: Name Argentina side = Cararates de Iguazu (Spanish) Brazil = Foz du Iguacu (Portuguese) 2.7 km (1.7 miles) long Average flow 396,258 gallons per second Peak flow 1,717,118 gallons ...

The Falls - Brazil, Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

The Falls - Brazil

A travel blog entry by fiandross29

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We dropped off our gear at the b&b and due to our rumbling bellys headed straight out for dinner. Our first Brazilian BBQ experience. For those from Aberdeen it was like Tropiero without the green/red cards and yes I tried chicken heart for the first ...

Cataratas del Iguazú, Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil travel blog

Cataratas del Iguazú

A travel blog entry by finrod3791

... day. In between I took a city bus up to the Itaipu dam, located on the Parana river and built jointly by Paraguay and Brazil in the 1970s. It provides 90-95% of Paraguay's energy and 25% of Brazil's, and is the largest hydroelectric plant in the ...

An extra day in Foz do Iguazu, Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

An extra day in Foz do Iguazu

A travel blog entry by ellenmilton

Yes, but I had a good day because I visited the falls again till it was time to take the ...

Iguacu Falls, Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

Iguacu Falls

A travel blog entry by paulrobinson

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The highlight of the trip was a day at the Iguacu Falls on the border between Brazil and Argentina. A bus ride and a boat ride preceded the ...

Enjoying the pool on a hot, humid sunny day!, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

Enjoying the pool on a hot, humid sunny day!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... 10 (afternoon) Temperature: 33 degrees (felt warmer) Weather:  Sunny, hot and humid ============================ Brazil Tour:  Day 6 Iguacu Falls Sitting comfortably around the Das Cataratas hotel's swimming pool was extremely relaxing on a ...

One of the 7 Nature wonders..., Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

One of the 7 Nature wonders...

A travel blog entry by bjornrosier

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... make a short visit to Paraguay, since we wanted to get an extra stamp in our passport ;-) There goes a direct bus from Foz do Iguacu to Ciudad del Este. After 15 minutes we were there, but unfortunately the bus did not stop at the border. Between ...

Erster Kongresstag, Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil travel blog

Erster Kongresstag

A travel blog entry by rinneaufreisen

... sehr warm und herzlich. Zwischendrin erfuhr ich, dass man für mich in Brasilien ein Projekt hat und ich auch Rio de Janeiro beruflich besuchen werde. Ich soll dort zu einem anderen Scheringprodukt die Mitarbeiter unterstützen. Daher werde ich nachher ...

Last stop in Brazil.... Obrigado!, Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil travel blog

Last stop in Brazil.... Obrigado!

A travel blog entry by arango

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... here.  Other than Rio, I think we’ve met the most diverse groups of travelers here; US, Canada, Swizterland, Brazil, France, Slovakia, Argentina....it is certainly a world-wide attraction.  We will go to the falls tomorrow, and we are ...

Brazillian iguacu falls, Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

Brazillian iguacu falls

A travel blog entry by fsorbie

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... nice, a bit like a camomil and green tea that had been in the water too long and gone bitter. Gave passport to enter brazil, more stamps! When you arrive at the national park you have no idea there is anything spectacular to see. You still have to take ...

Rain at Iguassu = Relaxing at Hostel Natura, Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

Rain at Iguassu = Relaxing at Hostel Natura

A travel blog entry by danasv

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I woke up to rain and realised I'd forgotten to turn my alarm on the previous night. After breakfast and a shower I relaxed for the rest of the day in the hostel common room After the last day and a half really needed break, and the weather really ...

That's banana-cheap, Foz do Iguacu , Brazil travel blog

That's banana-cheap

A travel blog entry by jac_rob

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... get back into what we came here for... long bus trips. We needed to get to Porto Alegre to catch a bus to Foz do Iguaçu. The Uruguay/Brazil border of Chui Chuy has a reputation of being the most complicated in South America if you attempt to cross it ...

The breathtaking Iguazu falls, Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

The breathtaking Iguazu falls

A travel blog entry by mattyjordan

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... miss if you are in Argentina or Brazil! Make the effort.  We caught a bus back to the central bus station of Foz do Iguacu and boarded a bus to Ciudad del Este where we had to cross another border to get into Paraguay. Three ...

Awesome! There, I said it, Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

Awesome! There, I said it

A travel blog entry by mrpat

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... sides as this was where we would be crossing the border.   The nearest town to the falls on the Brazilian side is Foz de Iguazu which is also home to a military base protecting the frontier. Soldiers on their morning run said ‘Bon ...

Iguassu Falls, Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

Iguassu Falls

A travel blog entry by jamesburford

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Iguassu Falls, undeniably one of the greatest sights of the natural world, stands on the border of Argentina and Brazil just south of Paraguay. The falls can be seen from both the Argentine and Brazilian sides and offer a different view from each.  ...

Iguazu - the Brazilian side, Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

Iguazu - the Brazilian side

A travel blog entry by davelauren

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Iguazu National Park is home to the largest remnant of the Atlantic forest in Brazil. The falls are formed by the waters of the Iguazu River. Today there are approximately  275 waterfalls with the largest water flow occurring in October and the smallest ...

The most spectacular waterfalls in the world!, Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

The most spectacular waterfalls in the world!

A travel blog entry by muzz_travelling

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... , ´these things are amazing!´ The falls of Iguaçu are the result of a combination of rivers from Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil, all merging into one and heading for a massive drop off into a single fast flowing river, which offers some spectacular ...

Iguacu Falls From Another Point of View, Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

Iguacu Falls From Another Point of View

A travel blog entry by gypsylifestyle

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From Rio de Janeiro we took another 24 hour bus ride to the Iguacu Falls (the Brazilian side). When we arrived we quickly went to our Hostel to unload our backpacks and headed for the Argentinean border for some of the GREAT meats, cheeses and wine! We ...

Foz de Iguacu, Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

Foz de Iguacu

A travel blog entry by benandsabine

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Iguazu ...

Des merveilles humaines ?, Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

Des merveilles humaines ?

A travel blog entry by charlyvaness

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... turbine a un débit de 690m³/s (soit la moitié des chutes d'Iguaçu) et produit 700 Megawatts. Dans l'intervalle, la ville de Foz do Iguaçu est passée de 20000 habitants à plus de 300000 aujourd'hui, grace à l'afflux massif de travailleurs (au ...

Majestic, Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

Majestic

A travel blog entry by riege

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... falls are absolutely fasinating. There are over 260 falls cascading over the edge. Bin gerade mit dem Uebernacht-Bus nach Foz de Iguacu angereist und konnte ein wenig schlafen aber nicht sehr tief. Nach Ankunft sind wir zuerst direkt zu einem Vogelpark ...

Celebrating Brazilian/Irish relations., Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

Celebrating Brazilian/Irish relations.

A travel blog entry by purcy

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... the mosquito free environment and enjoyed some time playing in the pool and sampling the local nightlife, before we moved on to Foz de Iguacu. In what felt like the middle of nowhere, we pitched our tents in the green field, near a small lake. Not to ...

Iguaza Falls, Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

Iguaza Falls

A travel blog entry by sranmal

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Our 10am bus from Asuncion, Paraguay to Foz do Iguazu, Brazil should have taken 5-6 hours. Things looked hopeful as about 5 1/2 hours after departing, we got to the Paraguay-Brazil border and could see Foz in the distance. We joined a queue of coaches. ...

Finally the Falls, Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

Finally the Falls

A travel blog entry by marcelo.heather

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Foz de Iguacu is one of Brazil's major attractions other than the amazon. For those of you keeping up with my blog you may have seen we made one attempt to see them which was scuppered by a car accident. Well, as Marcelo's cousin Gildomar has a shop, ...

Waterfalls, Foz de Iguacu, Brazil travel blog

Waterfalls

A travel blog entry by alisoncuddy

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After a very uncomfortable overnight bus, we arrived in our first Brazilian city, Foz de Iguazu, first thing in the morning.  Our first day we visited the Brazilian side of Iguazu Falls which had an amazing panoramic view of the massive ...

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