El Faro Calafate

Calle 405 N0 82, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia, Argentina | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from El Calafate

Disconnected jottings

A travel blog entry by budjuggler


... even fewer sheep. Where do they keep them?

Like every city, there are slums and BA is no exception. Hard up against the motorway are a number of 'shanty' type dwellings. Comparing them to Cape Town, these look more sturdy being made of brick (instead of wrinkly tin and wood) but they do only seem to have three sides and do not necessarily have a door or windows - just an open side. Presumably they are built with their backs to the prevailing winds? Not a pleasant sight, I'm ...

Flying BRC-FTE

A travel blog entry by lewnwdc


... announced, "The plane is now being refueled. The use of portable electronic devices is strictly prohibited during refueling." What?! Why? Sigh. Annoying.

“The use of the toilets is prohibited during petro loading. Please remain in your seat with seatbelts unfastened,” the flight attendant continued. Bizarre. I'd like to hear an explanation for why somebody can’t pee or use their laptop while the plane is being refueled. Perhaps there ...

Navigation Lago Argentino

A travel blog entry by adamthrock


... was crowding out onto the narrow decks to get pictures of icebergs floating down from the nearby (but still kind of far) Upsala Glacier. We were in a flotilla of three catamarans which then slowly floated up the the face of the glacier and around the icebergs beneath.

Continuing into another arm of the lake, we visited Spegazinni Glacier, which is the tallest glacier in the country. Another boat ...

Argentina - El Calafate

A travel blog entry by david_irina


... 1072;л 83;ическ& #1080;ми шипам 80;.
Оказа 83;ось так ходит 00; по льду очень удобн 86;. Идешь и ...

Argentina, We Just Can't Stay Away

A travel blog entry by mhwalktheearth

... of the many philosophical discussions Holly and I have had about long-term travel. One of the excursions options was to walk on the glacier. No surprise, it cost much more than just going to see it. We had to decide if we should spend money on maximizing our experiences, possibly shortening the overall length of our trip, or accept there are some things we will not be able to do and may never do, such as hiking the 'W', since we probably won't be back this way ...


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