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TravelPod Member ReviewsAlbergue Buenos Aires El Calafate
Bad beds, room too small, two bathrooms for the whole hostel, small kitchen, very laudly-
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... the distance. It was mainly gravel road most of the way with us only passing three vehicles the whole way. There weren't service stations so it was bathroom stops along the side of the road the whole way. We got to the hostel around 14:00 and had the rest of the afternoon to explore the town. After settling into the hostel, I ventured towards the city centre with two other girls. We stopped at a great empanada place a minute walk from the hostel ...
... climb, now on ripio, up to just over 400m. That may not be much, but off road and with a heavy load it was enough for me.
I then sped along to my planned finish in Argentina, having crossed into it, at just over 110k. There was no inn as I had been told, but I also knew that the owner of the roadworks building allowed people to camp.
"Chino", on account of his narrow eyes, was a wonderfully generous host. He offered me a trailer in which to sleep "El casa ...
... glacier. Pick up time was 7am. At 8am they rocked up at my hotel in a minibus and transferred me to a large bus decked out with the company's colours. I made friends with a couple of Parisian french guys travelling with 4 children on the bus. They left their wives back home for this holiday. When we got the to boat port they loaded us onto a sightseeing boat to get us across to the glacier. I am not sure who the driver was but he managed to crash into the ...
... We made it back to the hotel in time to check in and go to
the initial group meeting of our tour. The group was fortunately fairly small
with only 8 people. After the meeting we all went out together to a classy
restaurant in town and we had some more really nice Argentine beef. The group
all seem very positive and friendly which is a positive start to this tour.
... On hearing this the shuttle bus staff immediately dropped their price to 50% for the four of us, much to our delight and so we headed over the out hostel, America del Sur.
The hostel was clean, with a great view looking out onto a lake and much quieter than the buenos aires hostel so I was pleased. We booked our trip to the Perito Moreno glacier, bought some dinner bits and picnic food, then went for a long walk on the lake and ...