Hotel Mirador del Lago
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El Calafate Double Wow - after being disappointed we were unable to get to the glacier face at Torres Del Paine, we have been rewarded with a fabulous bright sunny day at the Perito Moreno Glacier. We were also fortunate to see a big section of the glacier slip into the lake and Graeme and Bev had cameras ready so we have some great shots. The …
First night was good, but the room was way too warm for our liking. I had to open the balcony door at around 3 am to let some fresh cold air in - it was better to sleep then. We woke up at about 7 am and soon after went to the hotel restaurant where we had a beautiful breakfast with "media lunas", "dulce de leche" and a good coffee with "leche". …
... getting a closer look the following day.
Some quick facts about Perito Merino - the Glacier covers 255,000 sq km (larger than the entire province of Buenos Aires), it's face is 5km wide and 70 metre high and it creeps forward at a pace of 2m a day into Lake Argentina, the country's largest. Our journey into the Perito Merino National Park to view this impressive feature up close entailed a bus ride, then an hour in a boat taking us to within 500 metres ...
... his friends. I was given a glass of beer (they all drank from the one bottle) and so sat with Chino, his friends and their families to be polite. At half empty, my glass was refilled. I said thanks, but I had a long day tomorrow and so this would be my last. I was not allowed to leave until gone midnight. I had to fill my glass with the childrens' grape juice just to stop it being filled with more beer. I was fed (again) on lamb and chicken and chorizo. I was shown the emu ...
Glacier National Park - picked up at 9am bus bus with our tour guide. It was interesting seeing the quick changes in the land scape. The area surrounding the National Park are stations or ranches, most of which have sheep and cattle. Unfortunately the ranch owners are able to pay gauchos AR$1000 per puma killed on their land. We stopped at the Curve of the Sighs for our first glimpse of Perito Moreno. We took ...