Monday, November 13, 2017

Iguazu Falls - Argentina

Last month Luzia went to Argentina to talk about Postcrossing. He talked about Postcrossing and met two local postcrossers with whom he had the 1st Postcrossing meeting in Argentina. What do you do in a meeting of these besides talking about postcards ?? Send postcards. So did Luzia. Shee sent the postcard with Devil's Throat where you can also see an image of the ruins of the Jesuit Mission of San Ignacio, one of Argentina's UNESCO sites.
I can not remember who sent the first postcard.

The Iguazu Falls are waterfalls of the Iguazu River on the border of the Argentine province of Misiones and the Brazilian state of Paraná. They are the largest waterfalls system in the world. 
The Iguazu River rises near the city of Curitiba, in Brazil. For most of its course, the river flows through Brazil; however, most of the falls are on the Argentine side. 
The falls are shared by the Iguazú National Park (Argentina) and Iguaçu National Park (Brazil). The two parks were designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1984 and 1987, respectively.

Foto: Alberto Patrian © 2007 Argentina
The border between Brazil and Argentina runs through the Devil's Throat (spanish: Garganta del Diablo). On the right bank is the Brazilian territory, which has just over 20% of the jumps of these falls, and the left side jumps are Argentine, which make up almost 80% of the falls. - in: wikipedia

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