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The Big Water: the Iguazu Falls

June 30th 2015
Upon seeing the Iguazu Falls for the first time, Eleanor Roosevelt exclaimed <em style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal;">“Poor Niagara”! Iguazu is wider than the Victoria Falls and higher than Niagara. Yet when we were children, we learnt all about Niagara and Victoria in school, but we had never heard of Iguazu, which, incredibly, only became a World Heritage Site in the 1980s. When on ... read more
South America » Brazil » Paraná » Foz do Iguaçu

Brazilian Flag Following three centuries under the rule of Portugal, Brazil became an independent nation in 1822. By far the largest and most populous country in South America, Brazil overcame more than half a century of military intervention in the governance of t... ... read more
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