Schilling Hostal Patagonico
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSchilling Hostal Patagonico El Calafate
Nice hostel, great staff. Just two minutes away from the bus station and 5 mins from the main road in town. Good breakfast, no kitchen available for use but the do provide dinner at a reasonable price.
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And so we jump on a plane....a nice big shiny clean plane, not a bus, and head to El Calafate. El Calafate is in the very south of Argentina, but looking out the window as the flight came in it looked like another world. The land looked very dry and barren, with only low shrubs dotting the landscape and hills, it was late afternoon on a sunny day, …
My journey from Iguazu all the way down south to Patagonia was smooth, connecting on a flight in Buenos Aires. The weather during the flight was clear and I could see Patagonia from above for most of the flight. I've never seen such desert-like landscape and to me it looked like a different planet, if the soil was red I would say it was Mars …
... hidden in a pothole damages the tyre seriously, cutting off a part of the sole. But that takes only 20 minutes. Too many pictures, too long coffee breakes and lunch, a ferry ride and a customs inspection hold us up. In Monte Aymond, Chilean and Argentinian customs share a building, which makes the procedure quite a bit more efficient. Good thinking. Again, extremely friendly people. The Titulo procedure becomes a routine now. You get a Salida stamp in ...
... the Eco camp which is just up the road from our hotel. They commented that they thought we have been wise to stay where we are and I think our decision is a good one as well. The hotel location, views and trekking packages/excursions are all fantastic.
We arrived back at the hotel at 20.00, time to check our plans for tomorrow, the weather and select our lunch box. We went back to the room and freshened up and then headed to dinner.
... 8211; invested money in livestock, that is. Every month sheep were being stolen by whoever and wherever (there´s no way two people can know what´s happening over 600,000 acres) or were being killed by pumas. Even when he arranged a sheep auction, the local guys from San Julian he hired to help just got drunk at the ranch and then demanded double pay if he wanted them to leave. I used to think working on ranch sounded quite cool, well not ...