Hotel San Rafael

Av. Adrian Jara y Avay, Ciudad Del Este, 7000, Paraguay | Hotel
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Wonder of the Modern World

A travel blog entry by the5wynns

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... engineering feat, man hours logged in its construction, as well as its electrical output, providing 90% of Paraguay's electricity and nearly 20% of Brazil's. We then joined a free tour of the dam which harnesses its energy from the Paraná River creating a border between Paraguay and Brazil.

Fascinating to me about this dam is the fact that the river itself needed to be diverted, and then moved back, in order to construct the monstrosity. During the excavation ...

The world's biggest hydro power-station

A travel blog entry by mattyjordan

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... As the dam borders on Brazil too, it made explaining the process a little easier, and also meant we didn't have to pass through customs. The process is pretty simply from an engineering point of view. Water rushes through massive pipes, down into a compressed tube which had a turbine blade, which gets turned by the force of the water. This turbine then turns a generator which creates electricity.

Our bus then drove us to the dam ...

Buenos Aries bound

A travel blog entry by dewarsurfers

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... they were killing me, so mostly I had eyes covered and protected from the pounding water and wind spray. This all happened in Brazil on the border. The national park of Iguassu is shared with Argentina so this morning we packed up from hotel and crossed border into Argentina to view the falls from the other side. Particularly to view Devils Throat. This was quite a safari. We were dropped off at parking and walked about a kilometre to the train Station thru the ...

Iguazu Falls - Agentina Side

A travel blog entry by garytan

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... Starting 600 meters (2/8 of a mile) from the train station, this trail is equipped with restrooms and a snack bar. On this trail it is possible to get very close to the Argentinean Falls and see also the end of the Gorge.

Great Adventure
Water Falls: The boat goes into the Devil's ...

Day 19

A travel blog entry by tsundy

... to the first train station in the park and caught it to the second station - Catarinas. Here we caught the next train straightaway to Garangtan Station where we took the walk to Diablo falls. The walk was lovey, nothing too strenuous. Steel-walkways guided the path over the river and theough jungle to the waterfalls. About 500m from the falls you could see the spray in the air from the falls! Seeing the falls was mindblowing. At the end of the pathway, ...

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