Oh, heaven is a place on earth
Trip Start Feb 02, 2010
96Trip End Dec 23, 2010
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One thing to note is that its completely overrun with tour groups swarming over every balcony and trail like parasites moving from meal to meal.The Brazilian side was practically ours alone in comparison
So obviously Puerto Iguazu is a springboard for the falls. What else? Well, the hostel we found was pretty good and worth mentioning as its paired to a sister hotel - Che Lagarto. We checked them both out and it seems they are pretty much identical (the rooms were cleaner and well decorated in Stop) in all but price, where Che is twice the price! Save yourself some cash and go to Stop.
The only other thing we did in the town was head out to the meeting point of the three connected countries - Paraguay, Brazil and Argentina. It was marked with an obelisque and had some nice views down the rivers. A good place to take a beer and watch the sunset. Oh, I also was very happy to find that here, a 1 litre bottle of Brahma is only 2 peso's or about 35p!
The funny quote from here is thus. We were in a bus and this guy gets on. He looks like a bit of a hippy but is loud, dirty and wearing aviators, vest top and this quim little pony tail attached to an otherwise shaved head. Nicci pipes up in disgust and says to me, "He embodies everything I hate about travellers". Harsh, but kind of true.