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All I can say is Wow!

Iguazu falls

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Wow! That's all I can say about the Iguazu falls, just wow! I don't think I can describe the feeling or the enormity of these falls and do them justice. They are right on the border of Argentina and Brazil, so you can go out and see them from both sides. Some people only do one, but they're crazy, both are amazing. The best I can describe the size of these falls is to think of it like looking at a plateau, now just imagine thousands of megalitres of water pouring off the whole thing! That's what you see from the Brazilian side, you really get a sense of the scale. On the Argentinian side you get closer and that's pretty cool, especially walking 1km over the water to look down over the tallest of the waterfalls (yes that's a 1km wide section of river that doesn't even reach the other side). The whole thing is brilliant, the photos don't do it justice but I've added a couple. Oh, and I forgot to mention the butterflies! They were everywhere, I honestly think we saw at least 30 different varieties.

We also went to a great bird park where you got to go into the aviaries with Toucans, Macaws and about 40 other birds I couldn't name if I tried (some photos below). As well as a whole bunch that we couldn't get that close too, like the world's largest variety of eagle. I discovered Matt is a big bird fan, so if you'd like to see a photo of any specific bird we probably have a photo of it.

Bird park photos (have to upload photos of the falls later, all mine were lost in the great bag theft of 2014... see next post)

Posted by Addy21 09:48 Archived in Brazil Tagged birds waterfall

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