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Antoemma stayed here on Sep 25, 2015 during their trip titled: Burritos&Mosquitos .
We set out from El Calafate on a trip to hike on the Viedma Glacier in El Chalten. After a 2 hour bus ride we saw the peak of Mount Fitzroy towering above the tiny town of El Chalten. El Chalten is a fairly new town, only formed in the 1980's in a bid by the Argentians to not lose part of their border to Chile. So they basically went there, stuck …
... us 2 and a half hours. It was the same deal with the beautiful trees and mountains everywhere. I just can't get over how beautiful autumn is. I guess because we don't have deciduous trees in Perth. It was like id just seen snow for the first time. It is just a beautiful season.
When we arrived it was a view similar to yesterday but not quite as pretty. A stunning difference was that there was a glacier ...
... it round the world, at least, and was the first boat to ever do so.
You´ll have noticed that parts of this blog are history-heavy. I make no apologies, it´s just what I´m interested in. One of my favourite stories in history is the one of the first circumnavigation of the world. Just consider these condensed bits that I remember from a book – Magellan never set out to go around the world, he was just trying to find the Spice ...
... 8 hours.
"Como vacha" restaurant provided a good fun evening meal, where we discussed our plans for the upcoming movie of the trip, and the meat-loving contingent put away enough food to feed a small army. Bidding goodbye to the resident Andreas Bocelli lookalike waiter, we rambled back through El Chaltens peaceful streets to a good night’s sleep and at last a bit of a lie-on due to our ten o' clock start. All in all a good ...