On our flight from Rio to Iguazu we were perhaps a little unexcited about the prospect of what lay ahead, perhaps due to the lingering effects of a few too many caipirinha’s the night before. We were on our way to Foz de Iguazu and thought that it would be difficult to top our time in Rio, particularly as we were just going to visit some waterfalls. How wrong we were as Iguazu turned out to be the highlight of our trip!
After dropping our bags off at our hotel we departed on our tour of the Brazilian side of the falls through the jungle and on arrival were immediately blown away by the magnitude and noise of the falls. The Brazilian side gives you a great perspective of the falls from underneath and although we got soaked it was all part of the experience. On our way back to the hotel we even saw some great wildlife including dozens of the rat like capybara, monkeys and even a flock of the elusive toucans! The next day we toured the Argentinean falls which were even better as they contain two thirds of the falls and enable you to walk a catwalk to the famous ‘Devils Throat’ where you’re literally standing over the falls so I’d always recommend visiting both sides to get two very different perspectives. I’ve been to Niagara and Victoria Falls and I can honestly say they don’t even hold a candle to the wonder of Iguazu!
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