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

    Visiting an icy giant - Perito Moreno Glacier

    A travel blog entry by wyldhorsez on Jan 25, 2015

    25 photos

    ... be 700m / 2300ft thick (all facts that we would learn a few days later at the Glaciarium in El Calafate).         The glacier is advancing into the water at a rate of 2m a day and periodically forms an ice bridge between the two lakes, which people pay enormous amounts of money to come and see collapse under the weight of the water every four years or so. However, this movement along with daily thawing means that every ...

    The Massive, Mighty & Majestic Moreno Glacier

    A travel blog entry by zoeandluke on Nov 23, 2014

    64 photos

    ... causes the lake to return to equilibrium. It’s the most brilliant deep blue and white colour. Apparently the cause of deep blue of the glacier ice (If you haven’t noticed your ice cubes in your drink aren’t blue) is the suns rays. The blue light of the colour spectrum is more powerful and penetrates the ice more deeply giving it a blue hue when viewed by humans. On arriving at the glacier they were stunned gasps by everyone. The imposing ...

    The Glacier

    A travel blog entry by gavin_davies on Nov 02, 2014

    ... still water where the glacier had been eroded. There was also a tint of grey, caused by dirt that had been wind swept onto the ice from the surrounding mountains. As such this was most noticeable towards the outer edges of the glacier. This often gave the impression that we were walking on ground that had a light smattering of snow that was melting away, when in fact there was nothing but H2O for the next vertical 170m.

    We made our way into the centre of the ...

    Ice Ice Baby

    A travel blog entry by blake.tom on Jul 21, 2014

    103 photos

    ... to stay for more time than necessary, especially as you're at the glacier for a few hours and then are many other platforms awaiting you.

    One of the best parts about it was large chunks of ice falling from the front of the glacier, which were almost predictable I nature. Small parts of the glacier would break off, putting more stress on the ice above, leading to a more than likely larger break in the not so distant future. And so it happened a few times while I was ...

    Caleta the new Altantic SUPERPORT

    A travel blog entry by trekamerica on Oct 20, 2011

    3 photos

    S 46. 26. 285 W 067. 30. 885 Alt: 20m Temp: 11 degrees C @ 7 AM

    Caleta Olivia is a city located at the northeast of the Argentine province of Santa Cruz, on the San Jorge Gulf by ...