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... finally cocaina! A quick progression in the sales market.
Once we were back in Brazil we ate at the cheapest kilo restaurant (a Brazilian eating out experience, where you buffet but pay for the weight of the food on your plate). Then we caught a bus to Argentina in order to catch a 16 hour night bus to Uruguay. The bus was relatively comfortably and we got on board having been told ...
... cracking with each step under the enormous weight, thinking what a bloody stupid idea this was.......I had hit the wall. Then, my saviours, a group of four Uruguayan bird watchers. Not your usual heroes but certainly mine! I had walked about 16km in a little over four hours and now in the car the km's flew by. Occasional stops for photos of the little feathery fellows was fine and eventually they dropped my off about 70km from the tarmaced road. Sleeping ...
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.
... deep in the rainforest (extremely humid) close to the border with Brazil.
During our 4 day stay we did several strenuous uphill hikes to nearby waterfalls, visited a local Indian village, went horseback riding and floated down the rapids in a tube.
Our guide was wonderful every time we reached a slippery path or steep uphill rocks he took ...
... 1900, 1940, 1970, and 2008 showing the progressively diminishing extent of the rain forest over the surrounding area - incl S.Paraguay and a large chunk of Brazil. There wasnt a big change from 1900 to 1940, but by 1970 about 75% had disappeared, and by 2008 more than 90%. In fact, according to these maps, the only area which had retained a significant amount of its original forest was ...
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