Photographer's Note

Paul asked me if I saw Garganta del Diablo (Devil's Throat) waterfall in Iguazu. I was lucky to see it. It is on the Argentinian side.

Upon seeing Iguazu, the United States First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt reportedly exclaimed, "Poor Niagara!"(which, at 50 m or 165 feet, are a third shorter). Often, Iguazu also is compared with Victoria Falls in Southern Africa, which separates Zambia and Zimbabwe. Iguazu is wider but is split into roughly 275 distinct falls and large islands, whereas Victoria has the largest curtain of water in the world, at more than 1,600 m wide and over 100 m in height.(Wikipedia).
Iguazu boasts 275 distinct waterfalls plus large islands.

Devilís Throat itself is the main attraction. It drops more than 262 feet into a creamy white pool thatís indistinguishable because of the permanent mist that forms thanks to the powerful water flow. The curtain contains 14 falls total and is shaped like a horseshoe.

Youíll start your journey via the Jungle Train to the Devilís Throat Station or picking up a rental car. From there, on foot, youíll take a footbridge of 3,600 feet that leads to the immense waterfalls. Itís a safe, quiet, level bridge thatís wheelchair accessible. The platform at the end offers incredible views of the falls.
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Additional Photos by Malgorzata Kopczynska (emka) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 13496 W: 141 N: 35030] (158030)
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