Cabanas Solares del Sur
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Carratera Austral 5-9/2/21014 - Summary:
We went 4 Israelis, nobody knew the others much before. We had only 5 days, instead of 6, including the trip Chalten-Antiguas.
These were 5 days of long driving. On the last day we actually did what others do in 2 days, but also everyday we were 12 hours driving, stoping much less than I wanted. We …
... to walk around and watch the advancing glacier.
The walkways are very organized, they are like boardwalks with rails either side to prevent (well, discourage) anyone from trying to make their way down the steep hillside towards the base of the glacier for an even closer look. The walkways are maybe 800m away from the actual face of the glacier, but due to it's size, you feel you are a lot closer and the view can only be described as amazing. ...
... buy some dinner but not much more.
We eventually found out, the next day, when we again tried to withdraw some cash, this time in the banks with our card and passports (still no luck), that the government put a limit on how much can be withdrawn (lower than your own card limit and lower still for an Argentinian - that at least explains the long queues at the ATMs). We did eventually find 1 ATM in a bank that we had already tried that would allow us to take a reasonable ...
... my friends, yes we have. And those were my thoughts as well. Glaciers and us don't seem to work out so well. However, never ones to give up, after our heli-hike was cancelled at the Fox Glacier we had vowed to do it in El Calafate. We had heard fantastic things about a trek called "Big Ice" so off we went to book. Unfortunately it was fully booked up for a week. No can do. Our bad luck continues! But hang on, they do have space on the Minitrek. It's ...
... On hearing this the shuttle bus staff immediately dropped their price to 50% for the four of us, much to our delight and so we headed over the out hostel, America del Sur.
The hostel was clean, with a great view looking out onto a lake and much quieter than the buenos aires hostel so I was pleased. We booked our trip to the Perito Moreno glacier, bought some dinner bits and picnic food, then went for a long walk on the lake and ...