Iguazu, the Curse of an Eternal Fall

An ancient legend tells that a god planned to marry a beautiful aborigine named Naipi, who fled with her mortal lover Taroba in a canoe. When the god heard about that, he became very angry and with an unmeasurable rage, he sliced the river creating waterfalls, condemning the two lovers to an eternal fall. This river with its waterfalls is called Iguazu River, and it has been named by the Guarani people who associated the words y (water) and ûasú (big).

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