Hotel Nacional Palace
Travel Blogs from Foz de Iguacu
... panoramic perspective on how big they are collectively. And we could see how tiny people looked on the Argentinian side.
Yet each of our photos really only show 1/6th of the falls at most, they are that spread out. So if you can imagine 180 degrees worth of falls from our view.
So much for trying to dry out.
The way back was very relaxing. We got to sit in an inflatable raft and went slowly down stream through the jungle.
Next day we boarded a bus that went just 2 blocks and over a bridge.
That became the end of Argentina for us and we said hello to Brazil.
... The whole falls is a spectacular collection of 275 waterfalls extending over a length of 3 km in an enormous canyon. The noise is just thunderous and billowing clouds of spray are blown all over us, as we stand on the metal walkways feet from the fast flowing brown water. A beautiful rainbow shimmers from top to bottom. Altogether they are an awesome feat of nature and ...
... is freezing in the Brazil side as usual: with my thick socks on, two layers of sweaters and a scarf, I was ready for the buffet breakfast. I took my time. I read my guilty pleasure of a trashy romantic novel.
By 1 PM, my cab picked me up. The airport was only 5-10 minutes away from my hostel. The Brazilians are impressively on time. Left Iguasu by 3:30PM, and arrived at Salvador (Brasilia) by 8:30 PM with a stopover in ...
... Go to Rio, but not for carnival. The best place for carnival is actually Olinda, or so everyone says, including the locals. - If you have the budget to fly, go from Olinda to Rio for the Monday night of carnival and pick up tickets for the Sambadrome from outside the stations or at the gates. You don't need to book in advance and make sure you haggle with the price. - Should you find yourself in Rio for the first night of the Sambadrome during carnival, head to the end ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet