In the article Argentina’s Iguassa Falls: Niagra’s Big Brother, GoNOMAD writer Sony Stark recounts her travels around one of the most beautiful sites in South America. This is a great article for anyone who appreciates anticipation and adrenaline… you’ll easily feel the excitement through Stark’s words!
“Two thousand tons of water per second crash down in an apotheosis of rainbows and froth at Garganta del Diablo or Devils Throat. It’s even more breathtaking since it’s impossible to see into the abyss below.
Getting there takes several steel catwalks stretching from small island to small island. The anticipation builds with every step until it’s deafening roar and thundering views completely immerse you. With imagination, the sight resembles a gigantic vat or cauldron of mirky witches’ brew. It bumbles and hisses and spews humidity in all directions.
During a rare moment, the shutterbugs disperse and I’m left to reflect on how native tribes once worshipped this supernatural power. Our guide insists that a full-moon tour captures the mystery of the place more than in the day time. Absent of artificial halogens, the moon’s silver path illuminates the river from the banks up until everything dips to black over the edge.”