Boutique Hotel De La Fonte
Travel Blogs from Puerto Iguazu
After getting a good overview of the falls from the Brazilian side the day before, we were now excited to get closer to the falls - from left, right, above and below actually! The Argentine side has "superior" and "inferior" boardwalks and allows you to take a boat right into some of the falls. When we arrived at the park, we straight away booked …
... We made friends with two Israeli guys, Adam and Omer who were staying in our room and they helped us with getting to the Brazilian side of the falls. After settling back in we headed back to the station and waited for a bus to our destination, and we were well on our way to the awaited falls. The journey took about half an hour and paid our entrance to the national park, hopped on a another bus which then dropped us off at the beginning of sights. This was our first sightings ...
As a group we agreed to spend a free morning doing a quick nip to Paraguay which was only half hour to the boarder. It ticked the box but was essentially just a shopping trip.
Paraguay is meant to be the cheapest country in S America for electronics etc so some of the group bought some bits. As you walk along the street people start off offering you electrics, followed by marihuana ...
... side of the road I hoped that early the next morning I would get a lift the last little bit. Up at sparrows ****, I waited, for three hours, not even a vehicle! Not a clue what to do, I didn't want to walk any more because my back was in pieces but waiting seemed so fruitless! Until......the bird watchers again, god I love them! They had camped a half mile away and had pizza and wine! Oh well, still I had my lift and by this stage we were like old ...
The weather was still fine and so we decided to visit the other falls in Missiones as well: The Moconá falls of the river Uruguay. The road to the falls was as nice as the falls itself - windy and the the top of the hills at a lot of scenic views on the rain forst and rivers.
It was really hot that afternoon and we welcomed the wet boat trip to the falls.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center