Hosteria los Fresnos
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... in the papers. I don't get the message of why they are on strike. It is not only my Spanish. I am not interested. There are no cabanas that suit us; we take a room in the Hotel Costanera on the coast. The Mirage jetfighter parked in front of the hotel proudly refers to the 1982 war on the Malvinas. Argentinians think the Malvinas, in England referred to as the Falkland Islands, are theirs. Like the British think the opposite. They both won the war. Everybody ...
... amazingly was the home of pink flamingos. Now we are in the very south of Argentina, it's colder than home right now and there are snow capped mountains across the lake, so to see the flamingos here and not in a tropical climate as you would expect, was quite something.
That evening after dinner we visited the many outdoors/adventure stores in town to find some (cheap) gloves and snoods for the next day. It's pretty cold here, ...
... Nach einigen Fotos fuhren wir weiter zum Gletscher Spegazzini. Auf der Fahrt sahen wir noch den Gletscher Seco der sich schon so weit zurückgebildet hat, dass er das Wasser der Lagune nicht mehr erreicht. Pro Jahr schmelzen in dieser Region die Gletscher um fast zwei Meter. Die einzige Ausnahme ist der Gletscher Perito Moreno der Tag für Tag wächst. Nach dem umrunden von mehreren weiteren Eisbergen, sahen wir eine große Gletscherwand vor uns ...
... br> After staring in sheer awe for nearly two hours we realised that the long trip down to southern Argentina was completely worth it for the trip to the glacier and the hike to laguna los tres in El Chalten alone. We were dropped back to our hostel for 5 after a great day.
The receptionist at our hostel informed us of an Asado (BBQ) in the evening which we swiftly availed of when she explained that it was a buffet with ...
... the Eco camp which is just up the road from our hotel. They commented that they thought we have been wise to stay where we are and I think our decision is a good one as well. The hotel location, views and trekking packages/excursions are all fantastic.
We arrived back at the hotel at 20.00, time to check our plans for tomorrow, the weather and select our lunch box. We went back to the room and freshened up and then headed to dinner.