Hosteria Austral

San Juan Bosco 917, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia, 9405, Argentina | 2 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from El Calafate

El Calafate & the glaciers in South of Argentina

A travel blog entry by joeandmez on May 29, 2014

5 comments, 81 photos

... in the region; the Perito Moreno Glacier.

We were expecting a little bus but it was a large coach filled with more than 50 other people.
In pitch black we drove into the national park and then shortly after sunrise we arrived at a lookout before heading to a small port.

Being so far south ...


A travel blog entry by hanajean on Apr 25, 2014

35 photos

... a national park which again, had very different scenery with huge mountains, lots of trees and a beautiful lake.

We caught a boat out into the lake and got up close to the glacier and got to hear the amazing cracking sound as it moved and pieces broke off. I drew the straw to drive us back to the hostel which was very strange. This was the first time I have driven on the wrong side of the road (technically the 'right') and I've never concentrated so hard in my ...

Perito Moreno Glacier

A travel blog entry by mattyjordan on Apr 04, 2014

32 photos

... than receding like the majority of glaciers in the world. This means that it calves a lot due to the areas in the back pushing it forward. It is really dynamic which made it fun to just sit down and watch it break up into the water. It is set in such a beautiful part of the world, between large mountains in a stunning valley.

I really wanted to get a photo and a video of it calving, but while i was filming, ...

El Calafate and Perito Morino Glacier

A travel blog entry by jeanettekelly on Feb 14, 2014

8 photos

... 2 1/2 hours to wander around on viewing platforms. This was also extraordinary with stunning views and a good calving of the glacier that we saw! Despite the squillions of other tourists we had a great day and took many photos between the 3 of us. Back in El Calafate we wandered around the main area again and enjoyed a large meal of Argentinian beef/lamb again. Tomorrow we bus to El Chalten to the Fitzroy ...

Glaciers, Penguins and Patagonia- OH MY!

A travel blog entry by ramblinjrose on Feb 10, 2014

13 photos

It was time to head to the next destination and although I had been looking forward to Patagonia for a long time, I was feeling down about leaving Buenos Aires. As I climbed in the cab at 3am and said goodbye to Martin, my heart was heavy in my chest. There was someone I didn't get to say goodbye to that I had planned on seeing one last time. I sat quietly in the back seat listening to the American ballads on the radio and when All By Myself (Celine Dion) came on, tears began ...

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This 2 star hotel, located on San Juan Bosco 917, El Calafate, is near Glaciar Perito Moreno and El Chalten.
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