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TravelPod Member ReviewsHosteria Hainen El Calafate
Nice, silent place, 10 minutes walk from the Calafate main street. Friendly people and warm rooms. It was a bit difficult to find a location, but more fun and possibility to communicate.
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... so you could put into perspective just how tall it was! But touristy though and would ruin it but still! We saw Wei from the bus - Chinese American guy. Eventually made it back to Ellie about an hour later and cracked open the wine just in time for 3 huge chunks of ice to fall off and I managed to capture it on video - woohoo! Drank a bottle of wine then walked to the right side to check out the view from there - already 6pm - where did ...
... the Ice Bar. Rugged up with a cloak & mittens supplied we were allowed 20 mins in the Ice Bar with drinks included for $16 admission. It was -5• & just like going into a huge freezer (in groups of 30) everything inside: the glasses, chairs & tables all made of ice. I enjoyed a 'Calafate Liquor' & some other drink! before we caught the courtesy bus some 10km back into town. We shared a pizza before catching a taxi to our ...
... though we were informed it wouldn't occur today before anyone could ask about the chances of witnessing it.
We stopped at a viewpoint for some pictures as we neared the spectacle and I immediately regretted forgetting to bring a few extra layers of clothing. We availed of an optional boat trip which brought us up to 150m of the incredibly impressive 70m high and 20km long wall of ice. The constant movement of the ice ensured ...
... On this 8,000 acre ranch he began a cattle breeding business. They used to get people coming by to trek up the famous "towers" in the mountain range. They were always putting up the trekkers for a night and from here grew the idea of accommodation. Antonio and his wife started with 9 rooms for visitors. Today the hotel is one of the most outstanding in the region and still maintains the principles of its founders: " to share the warmth of ...
... at this place was above expectations - so was the nature. It was hot (30 degrees). We watched a few "desprendimientos". These produce a loud noise that resembles one of fireworks. We got back at the hotel at around 3 pm for a quick siesta. After siesta and shower we went for dinner at Casimiro Bigua and had a Cordero Patagonico, which was beautiful. After dinner we went for a stroll and entered into a shop where we bought some stuff. We closed the day with some chocolates at 10 ...