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Three nations at dusk  
   

Three nations at dusk

Separated by the Rio Parana. Argentina on the left, Paraguay straight ahead and Brazil to the right of the picture.
Iguazu

May 21st 2008
Puerto Iguazu was tropical and warm, a total weather contrast from Buenos Aires, and we started discarding our hoodies on the pavement as we struggled down the road with the heavy backpacks. Our hostel was a calm, serene place, the silence only interrupted by hummingbirds who came to sample a tasty pollen treat from the abundent flowers outside our room. We headed off to see the Iguazu falls ... read more
South America » Argentina

Argentine Flag Following independence from Spain in 1816, Argentina experienced periods of internal political conflict between conservatives and liberals and between civilian and military factions. After World War II, a long period of Peronist authoritarian rule an... ... read more
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