Unlike the powerful Zodiacs used at the base of the falls, we rode across to the viewing platform in a little putt-putt that didn't seem adequate to keep us from getting swept over the edge. We had to wear life jackets although one of our group quipped that if he fell in or the motor failed, he'd rather drown BEFORE going over the falls!
To be sure the current at the top didn't seem that strong – probably because of the breadth of the river.
After the putt-putt ride, we clambered onto a walkway that took us to the edge of the falls. The noise was tremendous!
These cataracts are in Brazil.
The World Waterfall Database of the top 100 waterfalls in the world lists Iguazú as the world's number one waterfall. I've not seen that many large waterfalls, but it is special!
Our trip home was somewhat eventful, but Ray and Nancy worked their magic with uncooperative airlines and we made it back! What a fabulous trip it was.
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