Petit Hotel Si Mi Capitan
Travel Blogs from Puerto Iguazu
Nach einem langen Flug von Buenos Aires über Rio nach Puerto Iguazu, waren wir tatsächlich die einzigen, die aus dem Flughafen gepurzelt sind. (so ziemlich alle Leute aus unserem Flieger haben den Anschlussflug nach Buenos Aires genommen). Eine ca. 10 minütige Fahrt durch üppige Dschungellandschaft später, ließ auch uns realisieren, dass wir nicht …
... 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 ...
... you are drenched from head to foot! It also means it's absurdly hard to get a photo as the mist obscures the waterfall but sneaks up on you! After trying to get some half decent photos, getting soaked and taking in the power of the waterfall we quick marched back to the train. (The hostel reception man had told us that the last buses to Brazil leave at 3, so we were on a tight schedule!) Unfortunately we just missed a train which was bloody frustrating, so ...
... We found that the "blue dollar" as they called it in Argentina was a huge advantage. The official rate for U.S. dollars to Argentine pesos was 5 peso to a dollar. Most places would give you 6 if they were respectable. And then places that had more wiggle room (like hostels and restaurants) would give it to you from anywhere from 6-9. The black market price fluctuating between (9-10). So ...
... involved a large fire before heading of to the other side of the Misiones Province for some more waterfalls! South towards the Brazilian border and a small frontier town called El Soberbio. Jesus these places are weird and this one gets the title of 'the most ugly people in South America'. Odd I have been surrounded but Latin American beauties for so long and here the population look almost English, pale and pasty (god knows why), wearing shellsuits ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking