Free Falling

Free Falling

Iguazu is a border like no other. This mammoth expanse of impenetrable amounts of water is what divides Argentina and Brazil.

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There are many online discussions as to which side is better, the Argentinian side or the Brazilian. For me there is no better or worse, they are both incredible in their own right. The main draw on the Argentinan side though is definitely ‘The Devils Throat’. We were totally and completely dumbstruck when we arrived at the edge of this towering fall. It’s hard to comprehend the sheer volume of water that just keeps on flowing … How does it not simply run out?

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Video – The Devils Throat

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We were absolutely drenched as we stood in awe of The Devils Throat. Luke could not contain his excitement when these awful plastic bags with a token hood came in useful again. After telling him to throw them away about five hundred times, he bathed in the glory of coming to the rescue as I was being sprayed continuously by this monstrous fall.

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I hate to say it but after experiencing the phenomenon that is The Devils Throat, nothing else on the Argentinian side seemed to compare. Nevertheless it is beautiful.

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Bright and early the following morning we crossed the border to Brazil to see Iquazu in all its glory. The Brazilian side offers a more panoramic view of the falls and helps you appreciate their scale.

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I fell in love with this section of the falls. I find that I quickly become mesmerised by flowing water – the same feeling as when you can’t take your eyes away from fire.

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A truly amazing experience and another thing ticked off my ever growing bucket list.✔️



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