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

El Calafate & the glaciers in South of Argentina

A travel blog entry by joeandmez


... and surrounded by snow capped mountains the town is very picturesque.

We stayed in a little bed and breakfast for 4 nights which was owned by the loveliest little lady. She also spoke Korean and English, as well as Spanish, which made things easy for us. She also practically organised and booked all our day tours ...

Walking on ice

A travel blog entry by charlotte.pain


Watching great chunks of ice breaking off the glacier to a thunder like cracking noise, with the impact causing huge waves to ripple across the lake was spectacular. I then spent about 4 hours with crampons attached to my feet hiking across the glacier. Great fun although a little chilly! The photos speak for themselves but the crevices and caves in the glacier were the highlights for ...

Ice, ice baby

A travel blog entry by ashhigh


... He had been travelling 2 weeks but was already an expert on the entire continent so proceeded to share his 'knowledge' with a supreme arrogance that only the Brits seem to be able to sustain. We instantly clocked him as a *********** but played along to entertain him. His entertainment value increased further only one pint later as he proceeded to share his 'knowledge' with the entire hostel, it was at this point you ...

Flying BRC-FTE

A travel blog entry by lewnwdc


... to keep pests from northern Argentina out of the southern region. I then found the VES airport shuttle counter and booked roundtrip transfer to the city of El Calafate (population 22,000). I had no Argentine pesos since the ATM at EZE tried to charge me an insane withdrawal fee of $6.10 (which of course I refused) and the shuttle company’s credit-card machine was out of order. But thankfully VES accepted U.S. dollars and strangely gave me an exchange rate ...

In Patagonia!

A travel blog entry by andrew-jenny


... advertise flamingos! Very pretty walk through a lakeside swamp + river setting. Lots of birds and stands of waving grass. Even had a hide which has a catalog of all the birds you are likely to see. And in the last most inaccessible part - a flamingo!!!

Things started opening up around 3pm, called into a travel agent to see what sort of things we could do tomorrow to find that the Torres del Paine ...


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