Hosteria La Estepa
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... Louise. The town here is really cute. Easily our favourite of the 3 we've visited in Patagonia. The town was founded in the 20's so it's a newer town and it seems more modern and well maintained. Most of the houses and yards are tidy and it seems more like a North American town. There's also construction here with new houses and commercial buildings being built, which we haven't seen in any of the other towns. Also it looks like North American type construction which is ...
... I descended the 10k pass more slowly than I had been riding uphill an hour previously.
At the bottom of the pass I still hard 40k remaining, which I ground out in just over 3 hours. More churning boring roads into the wind.
Calafate is not a particularly nice place to be. Where Puerto Natales is a Lonely Planet town but with some character and a pleasant place to be, Calafate was only conceived to rid tourists of their cash. Annoyingly, my hotel could not take ...
... each way. We then joined the rest of the group for the trip back to
El Calafate. We again stopped in town to visit our coffee shop and then after
the group meeting at the hotel we joined the group for tea. The meal was at another
classy and relatively expensive restaurant. We enjoyed the food and company but
didn’t get back to our room until late and then had to pack for our departure
early the next morning.
... we headed for bed.
Up again for a very poor breakfast Sam and I cut out to another nearby hostel to check availability. On entering the vibe was a lot better and we made the switch with minimal fuss and a nice little money saver. The town is a lot smaller than I expected. It is basically just one street filled with outdoor shops, excursion shops and memrobilla shops. Not even a barbers. No chance of a camera here. It's ...
... been my favourite place to date, I can't wait to return and finally be more than just an observer of the inside story. With thanks to my wonderful for bringing me here and for being an angel sent to me on earth x Nicky Last note, inspiration for the title is a homage to El Calafate not only being beautiful, but thanks to every public place or form of transportation booming to the beat of the eighties, Coldplay and Robbin Williams Swing when your winning soundtrack...another reason to love ...