Hotel Sierra Nevada
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Sierra Nevada El Calafate
Very helpful staff,excellent stay here,good wi fi and even got a complimentary meal! Rooms comfortable and well located.
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Woke up with more bites and so itchy. Showered had breakfast and packed then tried to get video off camera onto computer, wasted a lot of time as couldn't get computer to recognise camera. Eventually i worked out how to crop the video and save then went upstairs to lad onto ipad and then did Facebook posts. Said bye to Ellie then went to reception to ask about booking fee and bites and she confirmed it was bedbugs but didn't really seem to give ...
... town and booked our tickets to go and see the spectacular Perito Moreno glacier. The town is a lot bigger than El Chalten, and definitely more metropolitan with a ton of souvenir and outdoor shops. We had a lazy day walking around and then cooked up a feast on one of the campsite's big BBQs. The next day we got up at 6.30am to be at the tour office by 7.45 to catch the bus to the glacier. We'd opted for a 'minitrek' tour instead of just going ourselves as it ended up being ...
... navigating to the front of the glacier. We began inside the covered section of the boat, but then we were able to move around the viewing decks. Near the end of the boat ride, I notice that my battery light was on. Uh oh!!! Worried? Nope. I have my spare battery in my bag. Oh wait. No I don’t, I put it back in the *other* bag. No worries…I have my back up camera with batteries fully charged. Woohoo!
We then were dropped off at the viewing ...
... a section of the glacier crashing into the water). It was a huge glaciel chunk & as the large waves rolled towards us, cameras clicking, the boat captain quickly reversed away from the impending danger. It was all very exciting & we were lucky not to get a drenching from the wave. We then had 3 hrs free to walk the viewing platforms/ long raised steel walkways all with great vantage points to get up close to the glacier. We had spinach & fetta ...
... blue cloudless day we hugged the border south between Argentina and Chile, with snow covered mountains of the Andes range in Chile to the west and mountain plains, valleys and rivers on the Argentinian side all in unobstructed view below us. The primary feature of El Calafate, our destination, is the world famous Perito Merino Glacier nearby with Calafate itself being the jumping off point for visiting this geographical marvel. Our flight was ahead of ...