Travel Blogs from Foz de Iguacu
... for the falls... "oh wow". We were literally taken right up to the base of some of the falls. The spray was so powerful, it went from like being in a shower to someone emptying a swimming pool on our heads. The cold water instantly drenched us but the thrill was exhilarating.
The boats captain whizzed us around some of the other falls as we shouted and screamed with joy - not that you could hear anything over the sound of the water.
... another flight on TAM. JJ3887, Dep 13:33 duration 1h 7m. Paid 372.47 Real (about S$208.60)
Itaipu Dam is one of the 7 Wonders of the Modern Wold (Engineering Wonder)
The Seven Wonders of the Modern World
1) CN Tower - seen
2) Empire State Building - seen
3) Golden Gate Bridge - seen
4) Netherlands North Sea Protection Works - seen
5) Itaipu Dam – Here Now
6) Panama Canal – May 2014
... the captain drove the boat almost directly under one of the larger waterfalls. The amount of spray and water was tremendous, we thought the Victoria falls gravity deifying rain was bad, this was a full scale carwash. After catching our breath, we turned the boat and drove us over to the larger falls near Garganta del Diablo for another bath. After getting thoroughly drenched, even with the rain jackets, it was time to exit the boat.
They dump you out at the ...
... Brazil and Argentina sides)
After what seemed like a relatively quick 16 hour bus journey to Foz du Iguassu, the Brazil side of the falls, we entered the park and took a self-guided tour. The views were simply breathtaking. The sheer vastness and beauty was palpable at every corner; Anj was blown away and lost for words when trying to compare it to the Niagara falls - apologies my Canadian friends! The Brazil side affords you the full view of the falls from ...
We had arrived at the national park early to try and avoid the masses but crowds were already growing. There are a maze of walkways on the Argentine side. The upper trail, the lower trail, the trail on San Martin’s Island, the trail to the Devil’s Throat, all showing off unseen angles and revealing smaller sections of the falls that you hadn't noticed before! Exploring the ...