Calafate Parque Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... top quality indigenous product. This is the area where there is a petrified forest.
We spent the afternoon debriefing after our different experiences. The Sigsearles will dine out for a few months on their kayaking experience!
Day 5.El Calafate. Rain again so we walked around town between squalls. Bussed out to the Glacier Museum. Tonight we'll visit a parilla (Argentenian grill)for dinner. Tomorrow we are Bailoche ...
We arrived in El Calafate and made our way directly to our seemingly pleasant (and very large) hostel, immediately meeting some great new people including a potential candidate to join me on the big W-trek in Torres del Paine National Park in Chile in a week, Jill. This was good news as Casey hadn't been keen on this and I hadn't been keen on doing it alone due to the notorious weather changes in the area! We ventured into ...
... when you are stood on it you realise the sheer scale of the thing. And how hard the ice is packed. I can see how rocks have no chance against a moving glacier. The hike lasted about an hour and a half and it rained the entire time. Some may say that added to the experience of being on the ice. I would say it made things pretty cold. But it didn't detract too much from our enjoyment of it and they left a little treat to the end. On the ice they dished ...
... km (19 mi) in length, is one of 48 glaciers fed by the Southern Patagonian Ice Field located in the Andes system shared with Chile. This icefield is the world's third largest reserve of fresh water. Named after the explorer Francisco Moreno, a pioneer who studied the region in the 19th century and played a major role in defending the territory of Argentina in the conflict surrounding the international border dispute with Chile.
... platform. It turned out to be a great day in the park, and worth every penny. That night we returned to our new favourite panaderia to buy two slices of cake and some small pastries, but when we got there we had to change our minds. Unfortunately there was an impressive looking chocolate cake that was nearly the same price as what we intended to get, so value for money and our love of chocolate won out. Our only concern, could ...