It's raining in Buenos Aires this morning but that's Ok as we are flying to Puerto Iguazu today. A short taxi ride gets us to Jorge Newbery International Airport which handles domestic flights & international routes to and from Uruguay, Brazil, Chile and Paraguay. We are pleasantly surprised that we have been assigned seats in the emergency exit row ---- lots of leg room, plus the plane is only 2/3 full. An hour and 50 minutes later we arrive at Puerto Iguazu.

We have booked a room at a B&B called the Secret Garden. Unfortunately the owner (John, who was a professional photographer) had a stroke a year ago and is still convalescing in Buenos Aires. The B&B is currently being managed by a young man named Esteban (he also helps out with the other hotels his family owns). Esteban's younger brother is the driver, he's learning English and hoping to manage hotels as well. He picked up and delivered us to the airport and to Iguazu Falls.

The patio was a wonderful spot to enjoy breakfast and the 7pm cocktail.

Our room a short walk through the jungle garden at the end of the walkway.

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I can't forget Roxy. I think she actually runs the place.

With map I hand we set off to explore the town.

Puerto iguazu is bordered by 2 rivers, Rio Iguazu and Rio Parana. What makes it really interesting is that Brazil is on the other side of Rio iguazu and Paraguay is on the other side of Rio Parana. So here I am standing in Argentina and pointing at Paraguay and Brazil.

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The only way to get a photo of the flags without strangers in it, was for me to take a turn and have my picture taken by the flags. The globe was interesting piece of art we saw as we walked along the road. It indicated mileages to different places in the world.

There were a number of beautiful murals in town.

The meeting of Rios Iguazu and Parana.

A look down Rio Iguazu.

John, the owner, had a tradition of cocktail hour for the B&B guests. Esteban is continuing this tradition. We meet a couple from England (Annie and Richard) and a Welsh fellow who is currently living in the US. Ed and I walked down the road to a restaurant and had a lovely dinner with Annie and Richard.