The spelling of the mighty falls is different
from that in Brazil (Iguassu), but the grandeur and the
overwhelming fascination by thousands of tourists is the
same. The view from the Brazilian side is more panoramic.
From the Argentina
side the view is closer up by means of catwalks over the
falls and a lookout tower.
Around the falls you'll see plush vegetation and iguanas
and deer, and both Brazil and Argentina have created their
own national parks to preserve the natural beauty of the
The biggest attraction on the Argentina side of the falls
is known as Devil's Throat, an area where the largest
volume of water passes. It is a thrilling site that can
also be seen from the Brazilian side.
Both sides are spectacular in their own way, and both
deserve a visit. The best time to visit is between August
and November when there is the least chance of floodwaters
on the catwalks.