What it feels like to stand next to the Iguassu Falls

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The Iguassu Falls

The Iguassu (or Iguazu) Falls are a series of spectacular waterfalls that straddle the border between Brazil and Argentina. It’s one of the largest waterfalls in the world (by various measures) and was voted as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. There are many trails on both the Brazilian and Argentinian sides of the Iguassu Falls, allowing visitors to see the falls from different viewpoints – you can stand very close to the falls, walk above them or get a panoramic view. Walking along the trails is an experience no one will easily forget. The thunderous roar of the falls, the breathtaking rainbows and the clouds of mist that sweep past in waves is simply awe-inspiring.

It’s hard to explain in words how absolutely amazing it is so here’s a video that will give you an idea of the sights and sounds when you’re standing right next to the Iguassu Falls -  a truly spectacular experience!

A big thank you goes to Loumar Turismo, the premier tour operator to the Iguassu Falls, and Hotel Bella Italia for hosting me in Foz do Iguaçu.

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12 Responses to “What it feels like to stand next to the Iguassu Falls”

  1. Charu 16/10/2012 7:43 pm
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    So beautiful! It’s been one of my life long goals to visit. I’m a water junkie and the idea of seeing hundreds of waterfalls is quite mind numbing. Nature RULES.

  2. Mike 09/09/2012 11:55 pm
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    This Iguassu (or Iguazu) Falls is really a tourist spot. I like how you present this though your video. :) It’s really hard to describe this scenic place.

  3. Mauricio Oliveira 23/06/2012 7:04 pm
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    “Iguassu Falls – a truly spectacular experience!” – Thats it! ;)

  4. velvet 18/06/2012 2:16 pm
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    Haha, thanks for the anecdote Cidilan. :-) Glad you enjoyed my presentation at EIBTUR!

    Cheers,
    Keith

  5. Cidilan (@Sepluganomundo) 18/06/2012 5:20 am
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    Hey, Keith

    What’s up?
    I watched your interesting speech at Eibtur, on live (streamming). And, I enjoyed it a lot! Congratulations.
    About the Falls, an interesting and funny story that I heard about it. It was, when the united states’ first lady, Eleanor Roosevelt saw the waters of Iguazu’s falls, She exclaimed: “Poor Nicaraguas”! Refering that Nicaraguas (in the Us) is too small compared to the brazilians falls! =)
    It’s so beautiful to seen, and to fell!

    See ya!

  6. Travellingrants 17/06/2012 4:04 pm
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    I loved the video and wish to feel this nature wonder sometime in person.Thanks for sharing and looking forward for more….

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