Iguazu Falls March 2015

The Iguazu Falls is divided between the Brazilian and Argentinean sides with a total of 275 individual falls. It is nearly three times as wide as the Niagara Falls and nearly twice as tall. The Brazilian side offers a more panoramic view and the helicopter rides also operate out of Brazil. The Argentinean side offers a more upclose view of the falls (two-thirds of the falls are located on this side).

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Perito Moreno Glacier March 2015

From Patagonia, we were driven across the border from Chile to Argentina and arrived at the town of El Calafate after about 5 hours.  Most visitors base themselves in El Calafate and visit the Perito Moreno Glacier in the Los Glaciares National Park on a day trip. It is one of the few non-receding glaciers left in the world. There are marked walkways in front of the glacier for you to get different views as well as watch large chunks of ice break off and fall into the water.

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