Casa Azul - Familia Patagonica
Travel Blogs from El Calafate
... with the owners dog!
I had a bit of difficulty getting on my horse (short legs and no upper body strength - see video!) but once I was successfully on, we were taught how to control our horses. Mine was called Pampa and Nayan's was Obama, both very well behaved. An American in our group called out, 'trust them to name the big black horse that looks like the leader, Obama!' I guess we were both thinking it too! We also craftily managed to get ...
... and sharp terrain. As we hiked we saw crevasses that dropped hundreds of feet, streams that carved through the ice before falling down sub-glacial waterfalls, lakes, sink-holes, and we even got to explore a small ice cave.The ice cave was definitely the highlight, and something that had been missing from my first visit. The cave had been carved my a small stream, so you had to straddle the stream as you walked in on your cramp-ons. It was ...
... amb dos, perň ens en van servir quatre. L’Ariana ens va deixar amb la boca oberta quan vam veure que se l’havia acabat tot. Jo, gairebé més de la meitat. Quins tacos de carn!
Per arrodonir aquest excel-lent dia, una noia francesa que s’estava a la Estancia ens va ensenyar els primers passos de tango! Ara els meus pares ballen “la seva versió” del tango.
... pointless. I’ve eaten no food, gotten no sleep, have virtually no money. No enjoyment. No fun. Nothing.
I really hope I can get a good night’s sleep after all this. The Internet is extremely slow. Do some stuff online at a turtle’s pace. The power outlets in the room are for Australia/New Zealand-style angled plugs. I didn’t bring that type of converter with me since Australia and New Zealand weren’t on my itinerary. I ...
... doing a long haul flight via Buenos Aires and Santiago. The alternative is an 11 hour bus trip but we needed to get our seats booked quickly before they sold out for the day we wanted. Once done we could relax and get back to the serious business of sight seeing.
The main thing to visit in the area is the Perito Moreno Glacier, this is 75km out of town but its all on sealed roads so is an ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed