Plush-crested jay reading the signs for us
We are visiting the falls in Iguazu, north of Buenos Aires
It must be quite impressive to be directly beneath these 250 ft hight falls. There is no way to stay dry.
Iguazu falls are 2 miles wide, and form the border between Argentina and Brazil.
At Iguazu Falls the lower trail can be quite wet. Here we've moved back 100 meters from the falls to keep the Canon G9 lens dry.
One of the tallest
Te wihnd blows to water up and around and sometimes over the boardwalks.
This is the water flowing down the Iguazu River.
Las Hermanas falls
Looking down from the top of the falls
We looked down over the ledge of lava as teh waters thundered around us.
This is another lava ledge.
Steve shows us the metal walkways that give us access to the top of the falls.s
Looking over the ledge
Steve takes in the scene.
Many boulders are perched on ledges, while the specially evolved grass clumps survive the forces of the water.
This sign warns people not to climb over the fence and fall 250 feet to their death.
Over this edge
Looking down again
The grasses withstand heavy flooding and very strong flows.