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A lazy day spent profulsely sweating and working on the tan poolside. I've started really looking into plans for Argentina. The Patagonia region has always been on the cards, but I'm not sure how far south to go. I was planning just to skim the top, but having talked to others inlcuding last nights Kiwi's and indeed Viv further south may be the place to go for more breathtaking views. There's a lot of hiking though, and whilst I wouldn't say I'm unfit (or at least wasn't before I hit ...
... plastic souvenir ponchos.
Once we got there we consulted the information dude to see what our best route would be and he suggested the blue trail first and to catch the 12:40 boat into the falls. As suggested we walked along the first entry trail to get us to the blue trail which was the trail we needed to navigate before we arrived at the departure point for our first boat ride; one that was going to take us underneath the falling waters ...
... finally cocaina! A quick progression in the sales market.
Once we were back in Brazil we ate at the cheapest kilo restaurant (a Brazilian eating out experience, where you buffet but pay for the weight of the food on your plate). Then we caught a bus to Argentina in order to catch a 16 hour night bus to Uruguay. The bus was relatively comfortably and we got on board having been told ...
... to the countryside, Misiones Province, NE Argentina, a bit quicker. I made my way slowly towards my target, Parque Nacional Esteros del Ibera. The last 150km to the Park would be my first real attempt at hitch hiking. Beginning at 1.30pm, four different vehicles and 3 hours later I had reached my destination. Piece of cake this hitch hiking malarkey......or was it beginners luck? I would soon find out. The park had a glorious campsite within it ...
... bush we walked past which mustīve had at least 50 butterflies on it; some branches even had three butterflies sucking nectar from the same small flower. Butterfly heaven!
Once weīd walked the length of both main trails we got back on the little steam train which took us to the centrepiece of the park, the Garganta del Diablo (Devilīs Throat). You approach this via a boarded walkway over calm waters, with no hint of what lies ahead. As you get closer ...