Travel Blogs from El Calafate
Words cannot describe how amazing it is down here.
Today I went to the Perito Moreno glacier about an hour from El Calafate.
Pictures are below!
Tomorrow ill travel 3 hours to El Chalten in the north to do some trekking in the snow capped mountains.
Will check in with more photos and stories soon!
We took a bus from Puerto Natales to El Calafate, crossing the border from Chile to Argentina. It was a rather uneventful crossing and we spent much of the ride with Ed reading to me, crocheting or sleeping. We arrived and walked over to our hostal, Hostal Patagonico Amancay - run by a mother and son who appeared to be in his twenties, both very …
Garriepowers stayed here on Nov 21, 2010 during their trip titled: Chile and Argentina .
There's just one reason to visit El Calafate, Argentina, and that is to stand face to face with the spectacular Perito Moreno Glacier. Los Glaciares National Park huddles against the Andes in Patagonia, at the edge of a desolate, rock-strewn steppe that our driver - justifiably - compared to the terrain of Afghanistan. Buses that cross the border …
I didn't really want to visit Moreno Glacier. The photos I'd seen of it weren't particularly impressive. The big ice was an hour and a half bus ride away, the day was cold and the wind blows all the time in southern Patagonia. But when we got there I couldn't take my eyes off the glacier and didn't want to leave when it was time to go.