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Yesterday we visited the Brazilian side of the falls. We booked a private tour through the hotel and we were picked up at the hotel by Gisela, the guide, and a driver, Walter, at 9 a.m. The weather was superb, clear and sunny. After leaving the hotel, we stopped at the Cambio where John changed some more USD into pesos so that we could pay for the tour in pesos. Then we drove over the bridge to Brazil and the guide expedited our ...
... Poppins. We were a bit dumb and forgot our waterproofs so when the tropical rain started we resigned ourselves to the fact that we would have to wear ponchos. We did look completely ridiculous but oh well. We saw so much wildlife in such a short amount of time - it was slightly unreal. My favourite were the gangster Coatis which were much too comfortable with human presence and constantly tried to steal peoples ...
... South America. Piling on we watched a movie to pass a few hours at the start before popping a sleeping pill and drifting off (we had 15 hours to kill). The journey itself or so we can remember it was smooth enough with relatively few stops, arriving in the dawn sunlight to a stop in the middle of nowhere we creaked of the bus and stretched our bodies.
Next up was into a 'bus’ that would take us to our ranch or estancia, this was another 5hrs, another border crossing ...
... for each country, Brazil and Paraguay. Even the electricity is different on each side, 50hz on the Paraguay side and 60hz on the Brazilian side. The Dam at this stage holds the world record for the most power produced in one year, for 2nd year running. We both found the whole thing really interesting and the 2 hour tour went really fast! After it was finished we caught the bus back in to town to get some lunch and spend the rest of the day chilling ...
Saturday 6th December
The journey from Sao Paulo to Foz do Iguacu took about 15 hours. Most of which we slept, but the bus driver put the air conditioning so low that it was very cold the whole night. We should have listened to Marie and Phil and take our sleeping bags with us on the bus, well well... The scenery we were passing was very different to what we saw around the coast between Rio and Sao Paulo. No more amazing hills, mountains an sea ...