El Galpon del Glaciar
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... panorama and also of the flowers and birds along the way. Just before reaching town we stopped for lunch. On arrival in town we all went to the ice-cream shop but it was closed… a great disappointment. Once in the hotel we all rushed to the shower and also to get all our dirty clothes into the laundry. Hopefully they will all be ready tonight!
The rest of the day was pretty relaxing, but those ...
... platforms to check out the glaciar but that is incuding in my trip so I opted out. This side of the lake was pretty rubbish compared to the other side. The land between the road and the lake itself is proper wet marsh so I couldn't really get out to it. As such I just followed the road. The pavement (God forgive me I nearly said sidewalk) is wide and new, I assume to encourage people to walk it. They are doing something similar on ...
... 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 ...
... van with bright blue skies. Credit to the Argentines,they really know how to organise these natural excursions to view their most beautiful areas and they do it with a great deal of care to ensure the environment is looked after. One small thing that makes a difference is that in all the vans there are litter bins to ensure nothing is cast aside in the area.There are no bins anywhere outside and there are strict enforcements and on the spot heavy fines for dropping litter. ...
... of which were such bright reds and oranges that the contrast was beautiful. We also got to see some woodpeckers in working which was really sweet. They make such a squeaking noise you can help but laugh. However the main thing to do is to simply stop and stare at the enormity of the glacier and wait in anticipation as chunks fall from the edge into the lake. We managed to see some pretty big chunks fall but ...