Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls

On the border of Argentina and Brazil

Upper Iguazu River
Upper Iguazu River
Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls

From our plane

Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls

Aerial view

Iguazu Falls, Argentina
Iguazu Falls, Argentina

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

Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls

Garganta del Diablo; the platform is on the Brazilian side

Iguazu National Park
Iguazu National Park

Map of Argentinian park

Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls

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

Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls
Devils Throat
Devils Throat
Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls

Boats take tourists underneath some of the cascades

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

Curtains of water and rainbows

Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls

The Great Dusky Swift is the symbol of Iguazu National Park

Great Dusky Swifts cling to rock faces next the waterfalls

Iguazu Falls
Iguazu Falls

Great Dusky Swifts careen through the waterfalls

Blue-throated Piping-guan
Blue-throated Piping-guan

Perched in a tree on a waterfall ledge

Colorful Bug
Colorful Bug

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

Butterfly
Butterfly

Butterfly winging its way to an epiphyte in bloom

Coati
Coati

Racoon-like animals are plentiful

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

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

Sheraton Hotel
Sheraton Hotel
Güiráoga Wildlife Center
Güiráoga Wildlife Center

Colorful sign showing some of the native animals there

Güiráoga Wildlife Center
Güiráoga Wildlife Center

Marguay - small wild feline

Güiráoga Wildlife Center
Güiráoga Wildlife Center

Capybara

Güiráoga Wildlife Center
Güiráoga Wildlife Center

Toucan

Güiráoga Wildlife Center
Güiráoga Wildlife Center

Another type of toucan (male)

Güiráoga Wildlife Center
Güiráoga Wildlife Center

Eagle

Güiráoga Wildlife Center
Güiráoga Wildlife Center

Eagle

Güiráoga Wildlife Center
Güiráoga Wildlife Center

Eagle

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.

Puerto Iguazu
Puerto Iguazu

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

Salta
Salta

Ornate pink Cathedral built in 1855

Salta
Salta

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

Salta
Salta

San Bernardo Convent

Salta
Salta
Salta
Salta

Local girls in the main square at night

Salta
Salta

Colonial building

Salta
Salta

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

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

Salta
Salta

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

Salta Legislative Palace
Salta Legislative Palace

Beautiful Colonial building

Salta: Restaurant Bartz
Salta: Restaurant Bartz

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

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.