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Foz do Iguaçu

I took a weekend trip to the gigantic waterfalls that lie on the borders between Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay:  Foz do Iguaçu (in Portuguese), or Iguazu/Iguassu Falls (in English).  On the Brazilian side I took my first-ever helicopter ride.

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I figured this would be a pretty spectacular view to see from a helicopter.  It was!

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Then I walked around the Brazilian side of the park, which is generally agreed to have better landscape views of the falls:

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I also took a boat ride under one of the 275 waterfalls.  It was even better than a water park ride!

The next day I visited the Argentina side of the falls, which is awesome because you can get closer to some of the waterfalls – right out on top of one of them.

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Seeing and hearing and feeling the power of so much water moving through one place, on either side of the border, was amazing.

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