Cabanas Solares del Sur
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... Aires with a population of 3 Million, would easily fit within the area of this glacier.
The glacier is located in Argentina, 80 kms west of El Calafate. This small town initially provided services to the wool trade route, today its sole focus is tourism. The town is spread out over a wide area that resembles dessert, however the small main street is where everything happens. It's quaint and lined with restaurants and souvenir shops. Hotels and ...
... with the autumn tones of the small trees we are now seeing.
We board the viewing boat and have it all to ourselves, but it is still raining, so hard to see for the rain outside and fogged up windows - however as we approach the glacier the rain stops to a slight drip, so we brave the drips and the cold to venture out on deck. Well worth it, the glacier is very blue today because of the cloud, spectacular formations ...
... a glass filled with glacier ice and whisky and a little cake to enjoy before taking the crampons off and heading back across the lake on the boat before being taken back to our hostel. We've tried to attach some of the best photos of the glacier so that hopefully you will see what I am trying to describe but even those do not do it justice! We didn't spend much time in El Calafate, it seems to be the place you go to access the glacier or El Chalten - our next ...
... as the bus leaves... Thankfully that didn't happen to anyone. But I am curious what they do! We actually got talking to a lady in line with us who is from Edmonton! She was travelling with some friends from Edmonton and Calgary. Small world... They did the O/W trek that week. They said it was pretty wet and chilly but incredible. It made us thankful we didn't camp but a little sad we didn't do more of the trek. We would've been miserable with the rain and cold. But their reviews of ...
... Nach einigen Fotos fuhren wir weiter zum Gletscher Spegazzini. Auf der Fahrt sahen wir noch den Gletscher Seco der sich schon so weit zurückgebildet hat, dass er das Wasser der Lagune nicht mehr erreicht. Pro Jahr schmelzen in dieser Region die Gletscher um fast zwei Meter. Die einzige Ausnahme ist der Gletscher Perito Moreno der Tag für Tag wächst. Nach dem umrunden von mehreren weiteren Eisbergen, sahen wir eine große Gletscherwand vor uns ...