Howard Johnson Hotel Cerro Calafate
Travel Blogs from El Calafate
... of Ushuaia,a two hour flight which runs parallel to the Andes range in the West.As with Ushuaia,El Calafate is part of the great peninsular steppe that we know as Patagonia.It is a small town which was originally inhabited in the modern era by English,Italian and German immigrants who set up large sheep farms.It is in the middle of no where,dry with sparse vegetation and biting cold winds from the mountains.The town lies next to the Argentino lake , the largest in the ...
... s community kitchen, sharing stories and photos of the day with hikers who had explored other parts of the park.
4/2/14 Again, we slept all together in the van and managed to stay warm despite freezing temperatures. Our plan was to hike first thing in the morning so that we could get a head start on our 220 km road trip to El Calafate. Of course, we all slept in a bit later than planned, and by the time we finished our French toast and said goodbyes to our new ...
... very light blue, and had streaks of stronger and lighter blue running over the surface. We had quite a bit of time to observe, you see, because the bus left us there for four hours, with only a glacier to view. One of the guys who worked at our hostel had told us to bring a little picnic to make the time pass a bit faster, and we followed his advice. Still, by the end of it, the sun was setting, taking the heat with it, and we were very ...
... El Patagonico hostel in Puerto Natales because of the owner, Andres. He was a lovely man, so very helpful, friendly and sweet. In fact, I was blessed with all the hostels I stayed at in Patagonia because of the owners and workers. Upon my immediate arrival in El Calafate at Schilling Hostel I had made friends with the girl at reception, Mauren, who then directed me to another hostel when they were booked for the following night. Hospedaje Lautaro was ranking #1 in town and ...
... a l'autocar. Com que va tot ple, seiem a terra a davant de tot. L'Elena i l'Ariana estan una mica espantades i cansades, pobretes. Aquest conductor tan bona persona ens ha fet un bon favor. Ah, quan pugem a l'autocar, la gent que seien al davant van voler saber que ens havia passat i una dona fins i tot ens va recriminar que haguéssim matat a la llebre i no haver fet res per no atropellar-la. Comentari estúpid en aquest context.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility