Iguazu Falls: A Natural Marvel in South America

Anyone traveling in South America cannot ignore or bypass the magnificent Iguazu Falls. What makes them unique? What makes them so attractive and renowned? What characterizes the Brazilian side and the Argentine side, and what legend accompanies the story of their formation? All this and more can be found in the following blog. Join us on a journey to the falls, a natural wonder like no other.

Unique Wonders: Iguazu Falls, straddling the Brazilian and Argentine borders on the Iguazu River, stand out among the world’s most captivating natural wonders. Comprising about 275 waterfalls cascading over basalt cliffs, these falls, declared a UNESCO World Heritage site, create a spectacle unmatched elsewhere.

Legend and Name: The Guarani legend of Iguazu tells of a fleeing couple turned into stone and tree, symbolizing the falls’ formation. The name Iguazu, meaning “big water” in Guarani, perfectly captures this phenomenon’s grandeur.

Power and Beauty: What sets Iguazu Falls apart is the fusion of dense rainforests, vibrant wildlife, and the immense water volumes dissolving into a rocky abyss. The lush surroundings and colorful rainbows from the spray contribute to an unparalleled visual experience.

Global Tourist Attraction: Tourists worldwide flock to witness this natural wonder. Organized trips and independent travelers explore both the Brazilian and Argentine sides, featuring hotels, camping sites, souvenir shops, and vibrant wildlife within declared national parks.

Brazilian vs. Argentine Sides: While the majority lies in Argentina, the Brazilian side, Iguacu National Park, emphasizes quality over quantity. The Argentine side, with well-organized trails and the iconic Devil’s Throat, offers a broader experience.

Conclusion: Whether captivated by the Brazilian or Argentine side, Iguazu Falls remains a breathtaking marvel, attracting visitors from around the globe to witness the power and beauty of “big waters.”

Antarctica Expedition February 21 – March 3 2024 | Special 10% discount for Puzzle travelers

We invite you to embark on a new chapter of adventure with Puzzle! We’re thrilled to unveil an exciting destination and introduce a thrilling addition to our repertoire – sailing expeditions to Antarctica.

Unveil the mysteries of the White Continent on Puzzle Travel’s Antarctica expedition. Aboard a specially designed ship, navigate through icy waters to witness breathtaking landscapes, colossal glaciers, and incredible wildlife. Experience the ultimate polar adventure in the world’s last frontier.

As a cherished member of the Puzzle family, we’re delighted to extend a special offer just for you: a 10% discount on the formal ship rate for this extraordinary Antarctic expedition (for some of the cabin types).

For a full program please contact: tomer@puzzle-int.com

Unveiling the Mysteries of Tikal: Journey into the Heart of Ancient Mayan Civilization

Embark on a mesmerizing adventure with Puzzle Travels as we explore the legendary Maya site of Tikal, nestled deep within the lush jungles of Guatemala. This UNESCO World Heritage site holds the key to unraveling the mysteries of an ancient civilization that once thrived in harmony with nature.

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Tikal’s towering pyramids and majestic temples rise above the jungle canopy, offering a breathtaking glimpse into the architectural brilliance of the Maya people. As you wander through the expansive archaeological site, each step echoes with the whispers of a rich history dating back centuries.

Our expert guides, fluent in the language of Maya heritage, will lead you through this archaeological wonder, providing insights into the cultural and spiritual significance of each structure. Feel the energy of the ancient plazas and imagine life as it once flourished in this vibrant city.

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Tikal is not just a historical site; it’s a living testament to the ingenuity of a civilization deeply connected to the natural world. With Puzzle Travels, immerse yourself in the magic of Tikal and let the ancient stones speak to you, revealing the captivating story of the Maya people.

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