Hotel Iguazu Royal
Travel Blogs from Puerto Iguazu
Day Twenty Six - Tuesday 2nd October 2012
We shared a taxi to the airport with another English couple who were staying at the hostel, and left Rio for Iguazu on the last pre-booked leg of our journey. Although we'd really enjoyed staying there, we were quite happy to be leaving the big city behind and heading back to a slower pace of life …
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 ...
... in the jungle in the national park and back to the campsite for another parrilla (BBQ) for one - god I love meat! Today I rented a kayak to go up the Rio Uruguay and Rio Soberbio, a damn good workout for 2 hours and much enjoyed. I even had a butterfly accompany me for the majority! Now sitting in a tin hut as the heavens have opened......this will making packing my tent away fun at 4.30am tomorrow to catch my bus to Iguazu! Anyway Las Cataratas ...
... some of the falls.
- Salta: We were pleasantly surprised by Salta itself, which is probably one of the nicest Colonial cities we have been to, let along the absolutely delightful surrounds scenery. It is impossible to do it justice in words. We also loved having a car for a few days and being able to do what we want
- Pierto Moreno: after seeing numerous glaciers of the last month, on the Navimag, in Torres del Paine and in Fitz Roy I ...
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.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking