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... never are normal circumstances there) would take 5-10min. After 30min we had moved about 1km. The traffic was an undescribable chaos of cars, taxis,moto-taxis, animals, children, vendors, drug smugglers (easily recognisablewith their parcels wrapped in black plastic bags) and god knows what……..about 500m in front of the actual border the bus driver told us to get off, as we might have more luck reaching ...
... to one of the main attractions - Garganta del Diablo - The Devil's Throat. Two mini-train rides and an hour later we were at the walkways to the edge of the Devil's Throat. It's a nice walk, over calm river waters that don't hint at the powerful falls you are about to come upon. But as you approach, and see water shooting into the air and hear the joyous cries of the crowd you know you are in for something amazing. We stood mesmerized and ...
... to the action, so to speak.
A second path to reduce congestion, further back from the falls, took us back to where we started at Central. We then headed towards the start of Circuito Inferior, a loop track taking you down on the lower level. The first part of the track was in thick jungle as it made its way down towards the river at the bottom of the Falls. There were a few coatis roaming around and then David spotted a nine banded armadillo in the ...
... I'm not giving away my window seat to get my sleep disturbed all day because she needs to pee or other people come along who are leaving or entering the bus. I've got enough experiences in South American buses to know that.
There was no A/C on bus and no toilet. Or at least you weren't allowed to use the toilet. The street was the street of all horrors. Bumpy, dusty and curvy.
After a good 8 hour drive I got dropped off at my hotel and was looking forward to my bed.
... tend to leave from that side.
So we spent about 2 hours viewing the falls, and the Brazilian side does have one spot where you are much closer to to the main falls than on the other side.
I had only done some basic research on the Argentine currency/black market situation, and we didn't really realise how important it is to bring US dollar notes into Argentina. We had drawn US$600 from ATMs in Peru, but if we had realised we would have changed more.