Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls

On the border of Argentina and Brazil

press to zoom
Upper Iguazu River
Upper Iguazu River
press to zoom
Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls

From our plane

press to zoom
Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls

Aerial view

press to zoom
Iguazu Falls, Argentina
Iguazu Falls, Argentina

2.5 miles wide, 260 feet high in 270 separate falls.

press to zoom
Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls

Garganta del Diablo; the platform is on the Brazilian side

press to zoom
Iguazu National Park
Iguazu National Park

Map of Argentinian park

press to zoom
Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls
press to zoom
Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls

A few months earlier, floods had destroyed some of the walkways along the Falls

press to zoom
Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls
press to zoom
Devils Throat
Devils Throat
press to zoom
Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls

Boats take tourists underneath some of the cascades

press to zoom
69 - boat in falls1.jpg
69 - boat in falls1.jpg
press to zoom
Tourist boat
Tourist boat
press to zoom
Chuck at the Falls
Chuck at the Falls
press to zoom
Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls

Curtains of water and rainbows

press to zoom
Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls
press to zoom
Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls

The Great Dusky Swift is the symbol of Iguazu National Park

press to zoom

Great Dusky Swifts cling to rock faces next the waterfalls

press to zoom
Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls

Great Dusky Swifts careen through the waterfalls

press to zoom
Blue-throated Piping-guan
Blue-throated Piping-guan

Perched in a tree on a waterfall ledge

press to zoom
Colorful Bug
Colorful Bug

My naturalist brother-in-law says it is a cicada.

press to zoom
Butterfly
Butterfly
press to zoom

Butterfly winging its way to an epiphyte in bloom

press to zoom
Coati
Coati

Racoon-like animals are plentiful

press to zoom

Sign warning people not to feed or touch the coatis which are still wild animals

press to zoom

Coatis have become aggressive pests at park eating areas because people have fed them in the past

press to zoom
Sheraton Hotel
Sheraton Hotel
press to zoom
Güiráoga Wildlife Center
Güiráoga Wildlife Center

Colorful sign showing some of the native animals there

press to zoom
Güiráoga Wildlife Center
Güiráoga Wildlife Center

Marguay - small wild feline

press to zoom
Güiráoga Wildlife Center
Güiráoga Wildlife Center

Capybara

press to zoom
Güiráoga Wildlife Center
Güiráoga Wildlife Center

Toucan

press to zoom
Güiráoga Wildlife Center
Güiráoga Wildlife Center

Another type of toucan (male)

press to zoom
Güiráoga Wildlife Center
Güiráoga Wildlife Center

Eagle

press to zoom
Güiráoga Wildlife Center
Güiráoga Wildlife Center

Eagle

press to zoom
Güiráoga Wildlife Center
Güiráoga Wildlife Center

Eagle

press to zoom
Paraná River
Paraná River

As seen from Puerto Iguazu, there is a distinct color change as the brown River Iguazu flows into it. Brazil is across the river on the right, Paraguay is the land on the left.

press to zoom
Puerto Iguazu
Puerto Iguazu

Three Frontier Monument marks the junction of the border between Argentina, Paraguay, and Brazil.

press to zoom
Salta
Salta

Ornate pink Cathedral built in 1855

press to zoom
Salta
Salta

The multicolor San Francisco Church is a highly visible landmark. The main part of the church was undergoing renovation.

press to zoom
Salta
Salta

San Bernardo Convent

press to zoom
Salta
Salta
press to zoom
Salta
Salta

Local girls in the main square at night

press to zoom
Salta
Salta

Colonial building

press to zoom
Salta
Salta

Peñas are places of folkloric music which is more national in scope than tango

press to zoom

The red and black poncho is traditional in the northern region of Salta province

press to zoom
Salta
Salta

A greeter in traditional dress outside the Historical Museum of the North (Town Council)

press to zoom
Salta Legislative Palace
Salta Legislative Palace

Beautiful Colonial building

press to zoom
Salta: Restaurant Bartz
Salta: Restaurant Bartz

One of the tapas in the 9-course tapas dinner at the excellent Restaurant Bartz. Absolutely yummy!

press to zoom
Salta: Restaurant Bartz
Salta: Restaurant Bartz

Unique dessert. Chef Bartz worked at the fabled El Bulli Restaurant in Spain. The "egg white" was a coconut concoction, the "yolk" was mango, and the "fries" were apple strips with dulce de leche.

press to zoom