Howard Johnson Hotel Cerro Calafate
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... walk up a tiny winding staircase and you find a very warm, friendly pub/cafe/restaurant.
Yesterday we went to see the Perito Moreno Glacier which is in Los Glaciers National Park. The glacier is massive, reportedly bigger than Buenos Aries. The blue colour against the grey sky is what one notices first. Then CRASH, down thunders a sheet, or perhaps a chunk of ice into the murky azure water below. If it's the latter, it's followed by squeals and wolf whistles.
... rocks and lakes. Mikaela and I did a short 1 hour hike to Laguna Capri and took some beautiful photos. We were warned the weather was going to turn bad the next couple of days though.
The next day we attempted a short hike up to a viewpoint above the town. It was wet, cold and windy! This meant that we couldn't even appreciate the view from the top as we couldn't keep our eyes open long enough to see it because of the strength of the rain and couldn't see ...
... feeling in my toes and it brought back memories of our summit night hike up Kilimanjaro trip last year. It took some time before I had thawed out!
The Perito Moreno glacier is one of the world's only growing glacier and is simply fascinating to watch. We booked a day trip which included an hours hike around the lake surrounding the glacier, and a boat ride which took us up close to the glacier. The rest of the day was spent walking to ...
... who helped explain how to make the traditional mate drink, and recommended we also get the sweet crepes at the end which were also amazing. Afterwards we headed to the bird park (Laguna nimez). We saw such a big range of birds, and flocks of eagles as well. At night we went to esquina for ...
... my dad’s 28th photo.
We also had a close encounter with an adult hare. Its ears that are primarily for startling crazy human tourists and their horses and also for detecting predators more than half a kilometer away!
While this grassy plain sheltered mainly cattle and horses, it also provided a home for spectacular ibis, called “bandurrias” here. ...