Dom Pedro I Palace Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Breakfast Available
- Concierge desk
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... excitement in the boat as it bounced and skipped over the waves, sometimes plunging into deep troughs which threw up waves of water drenching Do and Annick who had taken seats right at the back. After a brief stop for photos and to screw up some courage at the entrance to the Throat the pilot gunned the engines and we shot up against the stream right at and then into the cascading water of the Salto Tres Moquetos (the Three Muscateers), the first set of falls of the Devils ...
We managed to get a sleep in today before heading down for breakfast at 0900. We checked out at 1100 and made our way down to the consulate to pick pur passports and visas up. Made our way to the bus station, grabbed tickets to Foz de Iguaçu for 15pesos. The bus took us down to the Argentinian immigration centre where it was to wait and then take us to the Brasil side further down the road. We obviously got held up border crossings as we ...
... of smooth, shallow water. The relaxed stroll in the balmy afternoon weather gave no indication of what was to come. As we got closer to the end of our journey, we saw people walking back in the other direction, soaked to the skin. We shrewdly took the decision to put on our waterproofs there and then. Arriving at the platform, we saw the river bed fall away, forming a great chasm. From the placid, barely-rippled flow of the upper river, the water found the edge and turned ...
... The Devil's Throat", a huge semi circular waterfall plunging into a narrow ravine below, we really began to appreciate this spectacular feature.
The Falls of the Iguazu River (Iguazu meaning "big waters" in the local indigenous Guarani language) tumble out of the jungle in a wide basaltic rock canyon forming up to 270 separate waterfalls - the number varying according to the season. The fall area is 2,700 sq.m and the flow reaches 6,500 cubic ...
... and functioning. Great experience ! We've stayed at the only hotel in the park, the Sheraton on the Argentine side. I prefer to avoid American hotel chains overseas, but in this case, the location was the overwhelming consideration. It has suited us very well, and saved a lot of time. And after a long day of hot walking, the pool has been great ! Our last evening view from the deck of the bar wasn't bad either ...