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Travel Blogs from Foz de Iguacu
... the morning so I'd get some of that sun. I got to the park just before 8, when it opened, so I was one of the first people in. It was recommended to go to the "Devil's Throat"first thing to avoid some of the crowds. This was definitely good advice. I took the first little train there, and was able to get lots of photos without anyone else in them. Plus, as accuweather said, it was sunny up there at 9. There were ...
... and groups of people (to see the pope) all over the streets. There are about 2 million (yes million) Pilgrims descending on the city. When we got to Copacabana, there were stages all over the street median and huge TVs set up on the sand so everyone can see what is happening with the pope at all times. It was crazy.
We made it to the airport. The flights were fine. We arrived in Foz do Iguacu at 1:30 am. It was COLD. Colder than we ...
... region was also on the itinerary. As a public health professional I rationalized that it was my duty to go to this village and lend a helping hand. With that mentality, I set off on my 16 hour bus ride to Montecarlo and Peruti Village in the Provincia of Misiones. Don’t worry, it was an overnight bus and had very comfy beds. I took a sleeping pill and was out for around 14 hours.
Once we arrived in Montecarlo, Lily picked us up and took us ...
... along the catwalk measuring one kilometer of easy hike. Along this easy trek, there are several gorgeous panoramic views of the Falls and at the end of the catwalk a fantastic close-up encounter with the Devils’ Throat and main falls. The tour ends at the upper part of Iguassu Falls accessed through a panoramic elevator; from there, the visitors will follow a track to as far as the Espašo Porto Canoas (The Port Canoas Space), where you will find a pleasurable ...
... astounding. There is one place on the Argentinian side where you can practically stand underneath the fall, and you get all the spray and the wind from the waterfall, and I'm not selling it well, but oh MAN it was the best ever, I could have stood there for hours. Another cool thing about Iguazu is the wildlife. There were wild Coatis (a raccoon-like animal) just strolling around, and they were so friendly and very tame, ...
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