Terraza Coirones Hotel Boutique
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... sipping our wine and waiting for new icebergs to be born from the main glacier. We witnessed several small calves but nothing as large as we hoped.
As we climbed back up to a different viewing platform, we managed to just catch the tail end of a full height calve just in front of us. It was massive and caused huge waves off the front of the glacier, and filled the water with icebergs.
We decided it was time to warm up a bit and have some lunch. ...
... not too windy. Blue skies with sun. I checked prices of bus and tours - best in the hostel.
There are 2 men in our room, who trek with a group: Juan, half Jewish from Buenos, 33 , psychlogist, and Don, about 60 from California, a constructor. We ate the 4 of us, having a nice conversation
31/01/2014 - PARK LOS GLACIARS
I TOOK THE BOAT TRIP TO PARK LOS GLACIARS: 7 HOURS on the lake ...
... a seat along the walkways and eat our lunch in front of the Glacier while listening to the loud creaks and cracks as the ice shifts. The Glacier grows over 2 meters a day, with large chunks falling off the front on average every 8 mins. It made for a very exciting lunch!
Truly amazing and one of life's highlights. I won't bore you all with the hundred of photos we have taken but we will let the few we have chosen speak for themselves.
After a magic day ...
... getting up early to visit Glaciers National Park, the sole reason I had included a 26-hour stopover in El Calafate in my itinerary en route from Bolivia to Antarctica. I needed my first good night’s rest on this trip. I didn’t have any insomnia for the first time on this journey. I slept soundly for 13 hours 55 minutes. A visit to the glaciers just wasn’t mean ...
... some quite interesting displays of the former mega-fauna of the region. Also some more human history, which still follows a typical American timeline of human history. I did learn some more information about the natives of Patagonia and Tierra del Feugo.
We headed out for dinner and found an outdoor cafe, though it was a little bit colder than Buenos Aires to be sitting outside. Felt nice to be outside eating dinner at 9 pm, ...