Howard Johnson Hotel Cerro Calafate
Travel Blogs from El Calafate
... named from the giant Ice Cap in the Andes range that feeds 47 large glaciers in the park and is the largest continental ice extension after Antarctica. The park is also the second largest national park in Argentina.
Seeing Perito Moreno glacier was yet another of many of our Argentina ...
... four men smoking cigarettes and playing cards. One of these men gave me ten pesos for each dollar, versus the much lower official rate of 7.8 pesos to the dollar. While there, the bar tender gave me the names and/or locations of five shops where SIM cards could be purchased, however after waiting until 6pm, none of these did open. We took advantage of the one grocery store that was not closed for siesta, even if our shopping took over an hour due largely to the fact that only ...
Most of our buses in Patagonia have only run during the day, so unfortunately we forfeited to the bus companies some of our already numbered days. However, having just come from Torres del Paine, we were tired and welcomed a bit of a break for our legs (I know, we're wimps!). We entered Argentina once more, but this time we'd already paid our entry fee. We had heard a lot about El Calafate and had pretty high expectations. It was supposed to ...
... and white speckles in the distance covering all of the land. As we stepped off the boat I had my phone ready and began snapping photos. They had a walkway roped off so that people wouldn’t walk through the nests of the penguins and disturb their homes. But the water was on the other side so the penguins would cross the path on their way to and from the sea and their nests crossing right in front of you. Most of them were quite shy but there were a few curious ones ...
... cançons sobre els cavalls, els genets, la festa, l'alcaldessa etc. Nosaltres estem enfilats a la tanca de fusta per veure-ho més be. El vent és fort i ens esperem fins l'últim genet - que, per cert, cau ràpid i es dóna una bona patacada - però després marxem corrents de fred. Ens parem per escalfar-nos a la cafeteria just abans de parar la frontera: Dos cafès amb llet, dues tasses de xocolata calenta i 4 llesques de pa torrat: 25 ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility