El Galpon del Glaciar
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Drycleaning onsite
- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Non-smoking hotel
- Non-smoking rooms
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... hour, and the fact that it was New Years. When we got up to the top we realized just how big the glacier actually was. It was simply enormous and will forever remain in my memory as one of Earth┤s greatest surprises. We also realized how cold and windy the park got when the sun went behind some clouds. In case you haven┤t experienced them before, Patagonian winds are no joke… more to come on that later. Unfortunately we only had 40 minutes ...
... bed, we packed up and just as we were loading the bus another surprise happened, Merlin arrived and announced he was travelling to El Calafate with us as he was flying to Buenos Aires later in the day. The sun was shining and apart from the highest peaks of Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre, the rest of the snow capped mountains were visible, so the views were lovely as we travelled to El Calafate. Having been spoilt with ...
... two of the bigger ones being the size of houses - that was spectacular!!
The bus took us back to town for 5pm and we immediately checked the emails for responses for our El ChaltÚn accommodation requests. To our dismay they were all full. Our fall back position was to book a very expensive hotel through Booking.com, we had no other option because a) we wanted to go tramping there and b) we had already booked the bus for the morning.
... weren't as strict about fruits and nuts as we all had 2 days worth of trail mix left in our bags. It was windy today! The gusts were so strong that they made the bus shake. The wind, in part, explains why everything is so dry. The estancias here are surrounded by large aspen trees to help serve as windbreaks and are really the only green spaces in the otherwise endless expanse of land. We arrived to our hotel in El ...
... door of my hostel and was only $Arg70 (again more expensive than stated in the Lonely Planet guide book so I'd advise people not to rely too much on the costs set out in the book and to do their own homework). The rest of the day I spent investigating the town a pizza in La Lechuza & a glass of wine in The Libro Bar followed by some grocery shopping and dinner in Da Pino just up from the hostel. I have to say that my experience with the Hostel here America Del Sur (my ...