Fitz Roy Inn
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TravelPod Member ReviewsFitz Roy Inn El Chalten
I stayed here on a tour, other wise, it would have been too expensive. Good place, but the wifi in all the town is terrible.
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... out of). The famous glacier, Perrito Moreno is located by there, and it was on my list. However, that treck is about the only thing there. I spent my time exploring the town there, which was a larger than average mountain town. There were plenty of shops and places to eat. However, the day after that, I was back off to Buenos Aires.
Lesson learned: spend more time in Patagonia. I had an amazing first experience there, and it will not be my last.
... how we can describe this towering glacier: just 100 feet from the viewing platforms, the massive wall of ice stretches across Lago Argentino and occasionally sends booming echoes as it calves into the water. Our curiosity drew us further, so we hopped on the catamaran ride for a more intimate view. From the boat we were able to get incredibly close to this amazingly old, rather colorful and incredibly alive piece of ice.
Finally, we headed back to ...
... in a small town where we turned back on to the pavement towards El Chalten. Soon, we were rewarded with views of cloud-covered mountains, Lago Viedma, and the Viedma Glaciar as the sun was starting to set (sometime around 9 or 10 pm). The bus dropped us off at our hostel, which had the heat blasting so hard that we had to leave a door and window open for quite a while. We found a place for dinner, where I had my first Argentine steak, which was gigantic and cheap!