El Faro Calafate

Address: Calle 405 N0 82, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia, Argentina | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on Calle 405 N0 82, El Calafate.
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    Travel Blogs from El Calafate

    Whiskey with ice!

    A travel blog entry by kiwimitch2015 on Feb 17, 2015

    2 comments, 23 photos

    ... day! The boat took us across to the glacier and after a quick hike we don crampons and follow our guides. We hike for about an hour on the glacier, it is quite steep in places with cool photo ops of mini crevasses and water channels. Towards the end they line up glasses to fill with Famous Grouse Scotch and grab your own ice!!
    Crampons off we head back to the hut to eat our packed ...

    Artists, artisans and more

    A travel blog entry by gaye1959 on Jan 25, 2015

    6 photos

    We were getting picked up at 9.00 for our transfer into Argentina and to our hotel in El Calafate. They packed us some lunch and off we set, Ben and I were the only two. Our driver took us to the Chilean border and we cleared customs and then we got back in the vehicle and traveled another 15 minutes up the track to the Argentinian border. Our driver sorted this for us as there were a couple of buses and the queue was quite long. Once this was completed we drove through ...

    Glacier Perito Moreno - Ledovec Perito Moreno

    A travel blog entry by jarkaadegboye on Dec 28, 2014

    36 photos

    ... 269;asto dojdou peníze a také hodně zařízení tam nebere platební karty, takže tam musíme dojet s dostatkem hotovosti. Problém s bankomaty tady v Patagonii je, ze nejenom jim často dojdou peníze, ale ze si nemůžeš vybrat víc jak 1500 argentinských peso, což je asi Kč 3000, takže k bankomatu chodíme několikrát.

    Večer si uděláme slavnosti večeři. V kuchyni jsou s naší další hoste ...

    Preparing for glaciers and trekking in the wilds

    A travel blog entry by lizlivinglife on Dec 25, 2014

    ... down the ice face. Next stop the main viewpoint complete with walkways and viewing outlooks which we ventured on to after queuing in the cafeteria for lunch. With a vast number of tourists one cashier was a recipe for disaster in terms of queue length. The logic of the system defied me especially as one had to queue to pay for the hot drink and then queue again for said beverage! Suffice to say the very delicious spinach flan was worth the tortuous wait. On our ...

    Tremendous Trekking

    A travel blog entry by wendy.batey on Nov 27, 2014

    7 comments, 77 photos

    ... constant creaking and cracking as it moves. We were lucky enough to see the glacier shed quite a few big chunks of ice and have condors soaring overhead. “It’s a kind of magic” popped into our minds again.





    This was Matias’s chant throughout the trek.On the way back to town most of us had a snooze. There was one more stop on the edge of town to see the waterbirds on ...