Picos Del Sur
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPicos Del Sur El Calafate
Clean, spacious, new with a lot of charm.
No WiFi inside of the rooms :(
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... the company had never sent me an actual voucher with the time on it and since they sent confirmation of my payment during the last week of school I hadnīt read the email very carefully. This may have been my fault since it took me about three months to actually fill out and fax in the payment voucher… Since we needed to know the time of departure, Jon and I immediately zoomed into town, hoping the office was still open. Unfortunately, it being ...
... acoustics so you have to be observant to see it fall, we managed it on a couple of occasions. The bus gives you about 3 hours at the glacier (you have to get the same bus back as the one you came on) to be honest a couple of hours would have sufficed. Call me a culture cretin but after the initial wow factor you are basically staring at a large block of ice! I know that sounds bad but judging by the number of people waiting to get on their transfers and milling ...
... supplied some cold beers out of the river. We went to bed as the wind really howled through the trees. If had been Australia there was no way we would’ve been sleeping in tents in a forest. Limbs would have been falling everywhere! The tents were well erected so we actually felt quite secure.
Tuesday 25 November
The forecast was for the winds to be worse today, but by dawn they had really ...
... to go back to the bus, stopping if you wished to buy a cup of coffee. Feel a little anxious as we do not have an entry piece of paper but hey! Arrive in Calafate, hotel good rather like a lodge. Over look the bay which in winter freezes and the town has ice games and ice skating on it. This is the major activity in winter as no tourists then. Bay has flamingoes and geese who pay no attention to a pair of gawking British tourists. Take a walk into town and find all shut for ...
... glacier is the only one that is not receding. And its the fastest growing as it moves forward over 400 metres a year. Because of this the front breaks off quite regularly.
While we did not see any major breaks we did see some small ones. They still made huge noises that sounded like huge thunder cracking. And ...