Howard Johnson Hotel Cerro Calafate
- Smoking rooms available
- Non-smoking rooms
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from El Calafate
... some more random alcoholic cans then headed for bus station. Pretty bus ride to glacier but I kept falling asleep! Saw some condors which was cool and as got closer to glacier could see it in the distance - super cool! I was so impressed by the layout - I thought the day would go so slow as they'd just be one viewing platform but there wasn't, there were several levels and paths to walk along. It was super amazing! We were so lucky with ...
... 8230;.love the private tour!! This way we didn’t have to wait for the slow pokes.
The trail riding was fantastic with incredible panoramic views. We stopped a few times for photo ops and my guide, Rio, was great with the camera! The quad bike handled really well and I had it pinned a couple of times. Rio gave me a complement and told me I was an excellent driver. I told him he must say that to everyone…he assured me he did not and wished more of ...
... I noticed it featured in a lovely coffee table book. The township of Mirador, saw us driving very high along the rim of a valley. Really picturesque looking out & down on the valley. The valley below has many shades of (browny) yellows & dirty greens, all low grasses for sheep. Occasionally we passed a green oasis from a nearby stream, a family travelling were having a picnic at one delightful spot. After > 6hrs we finally ...
... of traversing the various walkways and viewpoints near the glacier. It was a great excursion. We had done a glacier trek in New Zealand and this met or exceeded that trek. It seemed like the glaciers were quite different and unique in their own ways. The hike wasn't too difficult and it was fun to put the crampons on and explore the glacier and check out the views.
... song gave me that made it come to mind during the day. That evening when I got back to the hostel, there was a new post from JVMcM on Facebook, introducing the world exclusive video for his song 'Glacier'. It was one of those strange coincidences that seem to crop up quite a lot in my life. It was a great end to a truly incredible day.
The following day, I packed up again, this time for my flight to Ushuaia and onto the biggest adventure so far. ...