Vientos del Sur
Travel Blogs from El Calafate
... which gushes up the shores of the lake, while the chunk of ice now bobs and floats away from the giant ice face. Pretty cool. Once back over the other side we got back on the bus to go round to the viewpoint and balconies. They have built a web of walkways with many different levels so you can get a great view of the glacier from different angles. It was amazing to see it from high up as you could truly then appreciate the size of it, the craggy ice goes back for miles! We also ...
When debating whether to visit the Perito Moreno Glacier, Eoin convinced me that I would be super impressed by it even having already visited the Viedma Glacier near El Chalten. That was a huge call as we had an up close and personal experience when ice trekking the Viedma Glacier, not to mention the fantastic weather we had for it. Viedma is the second largest glacier in Patagonia which is 20m high above the water, 2km wide and 980 ...
... I had a claim to make for stolen language, 2 employees to try and get fired for promising me things they didn't do, and flights to change my plan shifted from South East Asia to Kashmir with Ariel Hasidim and Tom Salman, two friends from home, and Japan which I have always wanted to visit. Seeing there was an airport and being told there was an office the 24Th was the day I left free (as if the others were not) and before setting of with my finger I called to ...
... for local sports clubs.
There were rumours in the hostel that the President was in town. However despite seeing what looked like her lorries, they turned out to be promoting the work of the National Highways.
I even got handed some leaflets detailing the wonderful work gone into constructing the Argentinean road network.
This also showed me the first example of the Argentinean ...
... br> uninhabited flat land there was. in contrary the short boat ride across
the magellan channel was more exciting: we spotted a small black and
after a beautiful sunset we arrived in el calafate
around midnight. on our way to our hostel we got followed by streetdogs
- anja didn't enjoy that at all.
on the next day, we booked a tour
to the famous glacier perito moreno for the following day and planned
the next week of our travelling.
the trip ...