Iguazu Falls -Largest waterfall system in the World [Brazil/Argentina]

After exploring options by land (I.e. Bus), I decided to fly to Foz do Iguaçu (in Brazil). It was a good thing that I set aside several days to explore the region in detail. Iguazu Falls ... On the Brazil/Argentina/Paraguay intersection, shared between Brazil and Argentina. To get to Argentina's Iguazu National Park, I had …

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Visiting Amazon – Some tips … [Brazil]

Some suggestions, based on my Amazon experiences ... Boat ride (Speed/Fast Boat or Slow Boat) is a must-try ... Rather than taking the flight option between towns, for example, Tefe-Manaus, I would highly recommend a boat ride. The Speed Boat, which chugs along at 50-60Km/Hr speed takes around 12-14hr for the journey from Manaus to …

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South America – Getting around …

South America is not a cheap place to travel around. Following are some tips/suggestions based on my experiences ... Buenos Aires, Argentina (Airport Code: EZE)  The bus ride took around 45min. I would highly recommend avoiding the pre-paid taxis. It is an utter rip-off. If your baggage is not that heavy or extensive, it is …

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