Frai Toluca

Av. Percin 1016, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia, 9405, Argentina | Hotel

Travel Blogs from El Calafate

El Calafate & the glaciers in South of Argentina

A travel blog entry by joeandmez


... did not rise until after 9am which was quite odd. The temperature was very cold but not too bad during the day when the sun was out.

We then got onto a boat which took us in front of the glacier and then dropped us off on the other side.

Here we got split into smaller groups. Lucky for us ...

Perito Moreno Glacier

A travel blog entry by mattyjordan


... died, and i had forgotten my spare in the hostel. This turned out to be a blessing in disguise as it meant i could just watch and enjoy it. Everyone else had cameras anyway. It was only really at this point that i actually took in, and comprehended the shear size of it. It was bigger than most, and if not all of the glaciers that i saw in Antarctica. Truly something special that i am so happy i got to see, and in ...

San Julian Surprises

A travel blog entry by jdtrip


... etc etc. It must be bad if he has to rely on San Julian to keep him sane.

He had come to Argentina to help the American owner of eleven ranches in Argentina overcome difficulties he was having (the owner lives in New Mexico so God knows how he managed to keep tabs on what was going on – perhaps he didnīt, which was the problem). The guy we met is now in the process of closing all eleven ranches since every single one was ...

Glaciers, Penguins and Patagonia- OH MY!

A travel blog entry by ramblinjrose


... down my cheeks. I had just spent a week revisiting with friends I had met over the past four years and was feeling overwhelmed with emotions. Grateful for my good fortune in meeting them all to begin with but uncertain when we might all meet again- such is the life of a constant traveler. Combine the flood of emotion with a lack of sleep and a couple cocktails. I was mentally and physically exhausted, feeling lonely to be "all by myself" and wishing I had someone to share ...

Ice, ice baby

A travel blog entry by ashhigh


... caught our first glimpse of the incredible glacier - basically just a huge moving wall of ice! The blue sheet of ice rises over 30m above the water and is covered in crevices spikes. We walked along all the balconies that give you a really good view, then took a boat that gets you a little closer. This is one of the only glaciers that is increasing in size, up to 2m daily. The hope is to be able to capture a huge ...


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