Moises Bertoni Scientific Monument Natural Reserve and Museum
"This museum is dedicated to the Swiss scientist Moises Bertoni and is based in his original house when he and his family settled in Paraguay. Located within 200 hectares of protected tropical rain forest it's open to the public and is accessible both by road (a 1-hour drive from the Argentinian and Brazilian border) or by boat on the Parana River.Whether you want to go on a short (15min) interpretative hike through the forest watch a video documentary about Moises Bertoni's life or visit the museum with a local guide (in spanish) there's no shortage of activities on the grounds.The monument itself has a high environmental value in the region. It comprises a part of the most important ecological corridor in the region and the planet corresponding to the remnants of the Altoparanense Selva and integrating with other biological reserves and refuges of the Department of Alto Paraná and Canindeyú.The monument not only holds environmental value
"There are two options of tours at the Itaipu Dam. A panoramic tour where you will watch a documentary film on the power plant and see the dam and spillway from the central observation deck without entering the facility. Or the technical tour that involve seeing the dam the spillway from the central observation deck and also visiting the facilities of Itaipu Dam. As the ticket is not included you can decide which option you want to take on the spot.Then enjoy a memorable tour of the Itaipu lake. Ideal for taking in the lush landscape. The boat leaves the port Catamaran the last stopping point of the visit for the Panoramic Itaipu and navigates the imposing dam of Itaipu Dam
"The energy generated by Itaipu also produces another show. At the plant itself become enchanted with the energy that comes out of the huge turbines in the dam's enlightenment. Before firing of lights two presenters and a video shown on big screens tell the story of hydro-power and translate into significant numbers.Suddenly in the darkness the concrete dam is illuminated by 747 floodlights and 112 light fixtures. A soundtrack created specially for this presentation goes in perfect sync with the lighting of lights. The tourist follows the presentation of the central gazebo from where you can see the operation of the plant during the day. To give you an idea of the beauty and grandeur of this scenario
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