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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... serving the best lamb in Argentina. This sounded pretty good, so we headed there on our arrival back into El Calafate at 9pm. There was an enormous queue, so we reserved a table for 10pm. On our return, we bumped into two fellow cycle tourers, Matt and Carson, who we ended up eating with. The verdict on the food was very good but not exceptional. Tomorrow morning, we're heading to the campground. Nadine needs another day of rest and to see a doctor, so we'll reevaluate again tomorrow ...
... fall over and slide down the hill on the glacier. This was another good option I thought for the annoying loud group. Trekking on the glacier was awesome. Walking with crampons: When you step drive your foot down into the ice so you get good grip. If it is a slope don't just dig in heel or toe. Try to get whole surface of your foot into the ice. If going downhill keep looking up. You don't want too much forwards momentum when your feet are locked into the ground. ...
... metal crampons to the base of our shoes we were all set for some serious ice walking. The carefully chosen path led us through a maze of interesting ice formations in an array of beautiful shades of blue.
The highlight of the mini adventure occurred at the conclusion and was a pleasant surprise. Our guides had been so focused on safety and the importance of walking carefully on the ice with crampons to avoid injury that the last activity planned for ...
... creeping down to the lake. All this was surrounded by huge snow-capped rocky mountains and several waterfalls that were forced upwards by the wind. After a rest and snack in a sheltered area, we headed home with a few showers falling and a tail wind.
Back and camp, Terry, Jill and Rick enjoyed listening to the porters playing guitar and drums and singing in the refuge. The walkers arrived to find ...
... two of the bigger ones being the size of houses - that was spectacular!!
The bus took us back to town for 5pm and we immediately checked the emails for responses for our El ChaltÚn accommodation requests. To our dismay they were all full. Our fall back position was to book a very expensive hotel through Booking.com, we had no other option because a) we wanted to go tramping there and b) we had already booked the bus for the morning.