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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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Glacier National Park - picked up at 9am bus bus with our tour guide. It was interesting seeing the quick changes in the land scape. The area surrounding the National Park are stations or ranches, most of which have sheep and cattle. Unfortunately the ranch owners are able to pay gauchos AR$1000 per puma killed on their land. We stopped at the Curve of the Sighs for our first glimpse of Perito Moreno. We took ...
... than this one) but there isn't much point. All you do is get slightly closer but the view from the vantage point of a deck is about the same. Plus/minus as Viv would say.
We were split into Spanish and English speaking groups and proceeding to take an hour work alongside the glacier to a point further up where we could climb onto it. Here we were given harnesses and cramp-ons. The harnesses were for emergencies only - in case someone falls down a cravass there's ...
... some stairs. She apparently owns a summer house just down the road and has come down for the weekend and was checking out a new amphitheatre that is being built.
Our hotel is great, best one of the entire trip with a cosy lounge with bar and TV and a spa bath in our room. There is also a games room and some gym equipment for the super enthusiastic. As it is getting quite late we head straight out for a ...
... to near the top of the list. There was also a Canadian who was on our side and agreed in a fairly loud voice that the Dutch clearly had no manners. Luckily, as the Dutch could speak English, they would have understood! Anyway, as the truck negotiated steep and windy roads over many bumps, Lin on one side and Andy on the other gradually forced the Dutch to move along so that everyone had the right amount of space! At the glacier, we dismounted and walked the last ...
... at ~2m per day), it's 5km wide and it's about 60-80m tall. We sat for hours watching MASSIVE columns of ice crack and fall into the water. It was mesmerising.
Apologies for the unimaginative entry but it is super late here and we need to get up at 6 to get ready for our 5 day trek in the Torres del Paine.
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