Hosteria Kalken

Tte. V. Feilberg 119, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia, 9405, Argentina | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from El Calafate

El Calafate & the glaciers in South of Argentina

A travel blog entry by joeandmez


... glacier is the only one that is not receding. And its the fastest growing as it moves forward over 400 metres a year. Because of this the front breaks off quite regularly.

While we did not see any major breaks we did see some small ones. They still made huge noises that sounded like huge thunder cracking. And ...

Back to Argentina- the most I've laughed in ages

A travel blog entry by mattyjordan


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When we arrived we were greeted by an actual feast of steak, chorizo, capsicum, potato salad and veggies, break and spare ribs. It took a while for it all to cook, so in the meantime we turned to the bottles of wine and chatted, making more new friends. We made mates with a guy from Buenos Aires who showed us exactly how to cook a proper asado. When the meal was ready, 8 of us sat down and ate as much as we could, all for $6. I ...

San Julian Surprises

A travel blog entry by jdtrip


... 8211; invested money in livestock, that is. Every month sheep were being stolen by whoever and wherever (there´s no way two people can know what´s happening over 600,000 acres) or were being killed by pumas. Even when he arranged a sheep auction, the local guys from San Julian he hired to help just got drunk at the ranch and then demanded double pay if he wanted them to leave. I used to think working on ranch sounded quite cool, well not ...

Glaciers, Penguins and Patagonia- OH MY!

A travel blog entry by ramblinjrose


... wasn’t going to let a change of plans bring me down and would have to make the best of it. A couple things took top priority for me and they involved glaciers and penguins.

The next morning I booked my trip to see the Perito Moreno glacier. This was the most accessible glacier in the area and could be viewed by boat on the south side and on walking balconies built facing the glacier at different heights and views. I decided to go with an English-speaking guide so ...

Awestruck by Perito Moreno glacier

A travel blog entry by travelingtiara


... tea bags). The thermos is another funny story.

When I was atop the first glacier in Ushuaia I met an Argentinean and French guy who were traveling together. They both started alone, and met along the way. The Argentinean had a car and was driving along the path I had planned all the way to Bariloche, so I asked to join them. Everything seemed organized for me to meet them in the next city to continue on. They left Ushuaia a day before me and the French ...


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