Konke Hotel & Sabores
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... to catch the free shuttle bus that took us out to a
new glacier museum just out of town. The museum was designed to look like a
glacier and from the building which was on a hill there were great views over a
wide expanse of Lago Argentina. The museum was very detailed and we saw an
impressive 3D fly around of the nearby glaciers as well as a number of other
Joined the many busloads doing the same morning jaunt to the
Perito Moreno glaciar – thankfully was off season though the boat to the south
face was pretty crammed. Had brief stops at a couple of viewpoints, saw some
condors from the minibus windows and saw the icebergs from the Upsala glacier
on the other side of Lago Argentina, floating along looking like boats from
that distance ...
::It has been quite a while since I've had time/working internet to update this blog so the next few entries might be a little less in-depth so that I can catchup. Sidenote: Don't vacation in Bolivia if you are looking for working wifi::
So after the 5 day trek in Torres del Paine it was back across the boarder to El Calafate, Argentina to see the massive Pierto Moreno Glacier. We found a hostel and booked our full day trip out to the Glacier which included ...
So the main reason to go to El Calafate was to see the Perito Marino glacier, we did one better - we walked on it. We got on to a mini ice trek over the Perito Marino glacier. It was fantastic. We took a ferry across the lake to a hut where we were given some information about the glacier and it's current movements. The glacier is advancing by 2 meters each day. We were hoping to ...
... exchange is so strong that you can even pay in restaurants and stores with American or European currency at a very good rate). So we had to figure out how we could do as much as possible with as little cash and as little withdrawing as possible.
The second day, we took an hour and half long bus ride to El Perito Moreno, the large and very famous glacier that sits close to El Calafate. It is renowned as the only glacier in the ...