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Iguazu Falls: From Argentina to Brazil

November 26, 2012

After a 17-hour bus ride from Buenos Aires, I finally reached the town of Puerto Iguazu near the Iguazu Falls, my last stop in Argentina. From here I will be heading to Brazil, with my first stop in the town of Foz do Iguacu to check out the falls on the Brazilian side.

Below is a quick summary of my trip.

Argentina (Puerto Iguazu)

I arrived at the town of Puerto Iguazu in the afternoon …

How to get a Brazilian visa in Buenos Aires

November 21, 2012

I was originally going to skip Brazil and end my backpacking trip in Latin America in Buenos Aires, Argentina because I heard Brazil is very expensive and I didn’t want to deal with the process of obtaining a visa. But I made a last minute decision to visit it anyway as I kept hearing good things about it from other travelers and I figured the cost would only go up in the future thanks to …