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... beanies, coats and gloves. We drove off El Calafate and stopped at the Glaciarium El Calafate which is a discovery centre about glaciers. Lots of good information but boys were not too patient to wait for their daddy reading all of that info... We then drove off further west to Punta Banderas, where a boat to explore the Upsala glacier departs every day. Nice scenery and a couple of wildlife spotted: hare and guanaco. ...
... the middle of nowhere so killed a couple of
hours looking for a supermarket & bought an ice cream on the way back – it is
still popular here in a snowstorm! Had bribed the ticket office to guard my
bags with fake pesos and $$$ I found lying around – a nice ice breaker.
Went all the way back to 30km from where I started at 1pm by
10pm!! The views didn’t get any better for the 3rd time of ...
... with the crew,survivors will still be charged for the photographs and perhaps they will be selling images of the sinking catamaran itself at premier prices,such is the world today…..
The boat looks in good order though and thoughts of disaster are soon put aside as we approach just 50m away from the glacier walls.You can imagine the scene on board the boat on the viewing decks,I can only compare it to throwing a piece of rotting meat into a crowd of 200 people ...
We then went to town to try and have some more beers but the Argentinian way of life means you sit down for 30 minutes before anyone acknowledges you are there, then after you order, your beer takes 20 minutes to come out, then you wait again for the bill. We got pretty fed up that we couldn't get service so we went and bought beers and headed back to the hostel.
We were lookin for something to play so we played ...
... the crisscrossed walkways we shuffled back on the bus and took a short ride, which I slept through, to the edge of the lake where a ferry was waiting. It took us to the refugio on the other side of the lake and from there we hiked for 10 minutes through the woods and emerged out onto the shore right next to the glacier. We walked up to a hut next to the glaciers where a cute boy with a mountain beard tied metal spikes to my feet. We wobbled our way to ...