Kapenke Hotel

9 de Julio 112, El Calafate, Province of Santa Cruz, Patagonia, 9405, Argentina | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from El Calafate

Retour à El Calafate (encore!)

A travel blog entry by marie-claude.g on Mar 08, 2014

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Le mauvais temps s'est aggravé, le vent est de plus en plus fort et cette nuit, il a neigé sur les sommets (nous sommes le 8 mars, ce qui correspond au 8 septembre chez nous…). Il neige même un peu quand nous prenons la voiture. Nous avons hâte de retrouver la douceur d’El Calafate.

La neige qui s’est déposée sur les …

"Jaw Dropping!"

A travel blog entry by nickjackets


... which sits nearest the town and in winter this turns into one of the largest usable ice rinks in the world.

The town only really started to take off around 1924 as more and more people made the then arduous journey to visit the huge glaciers that have stood for millions of years in their cyclic path on the steep slopes of the nearby Andes range.Argentina and Chile are separated by the mountains here and in fact the Andes forms the natural border that separates the ...

Argentinian Pategonia

A travel blog entry by the5wynns


... a gas pump between El Chaitén and El Calafate, for sure. We double checked our suspicions, but were dead wrong. There is, in fact, only one gas pump in this town, and the one guy who works there was apparently taking a nap. AND, there are not, in fact, any pumps between El Chaltén and El Calafate. So, we waited it out at the local playground, stretched our legs, played and admired the strength and grace of the horse taking a short cut through the playground led by yet another ...

El Calafate & Bariloche

A travel blog entry by kieren


After completing the W trek we caught a bus to El Calafate in Argentina. The bus ride itself was interesting as the engine kept stopping and the driver managed to do a push start down a hill.

El Calafate we quite touristy and well setup for the high end tourists as well as us backpackers or flashpackers: we decided to stay in a private room with bathroom, which was certainly better than some hotels I have previously stayed in.

The ...

Day 162 - Animals / Puma, Cavaxo y Liebre

A travel blog entry by wanvigdot


... que això ha esta la nostra tornada a El Calafate, els últims 60 km en autocar. Ara veurem com solucionem la resta demà. L'Elena i l'Ariana ens acaben de dir que s'han deixat els Kindle i l'iPod al cotxe...

It is a strange feeling that the wind is not blowing hard. Still some wind but bearable. Elena wants to go to the beach to do her gymnastics ...

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This hotel, located on 9 de Julio 112, El Calafate, is near Glaciar Perito Moreno and El Chalten.
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