Iguazu falls,

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So we did a couple of really long bus journeys, 38 hours to Buenos Aires and 28 hours more to Puerto Iguazu to position us for a day out at the biggest waterfalls in South America.

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This also took us from 4 degrees and windy to 35 degrees and baking hot. Suddenly more than half the clothes we are carrying are superfluous and we will be buying sun cream every day.

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The park was a really good day. Incredibly hot, but actually was a whole day of fun. Different circuits to walk around, plus monkeys and coaties just hanging out.

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And a couple of mid afternoon rainbows

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And this is the famous devil’s throat, one of the widest drops in the world

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You have to go pretty far south to find penguins!

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Punta Arenas is a town where they sometimes tie rope to the streetlights so you have something to hold onto when the wind blows. It is cold, and a little bleak. Lots of people only come as they pass through from Ushuaia to Puerto Natales. We came specifically as there is a large colony of Magallenic penguins a boat ride away. And we both think that a waddling penguin is one of the best things in life (egg would put it differently but the feeling is the same).
That being said….
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Only other thing of note (seriously) is Arturo, the stylish hostel dog. I really like him. Today he is wearing a tartan blazer. I know, I know, tartan in the summer is insane, but he pulls it off.
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