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Days 73 - 76 El Calafate, El Chalten and the Glaciers 2 Eagle en route to glacier

Days 73 - 76 El Calafate, El Chalten and the Glaciers

January 28th 2011
We are back in Argentina which means more steak, more red wine and more dulce de leche! First stop was El Calafate which was a very touristy town geared solely, it seemed, to get people to the Perito Moreno glacier – one of the few stable, large glaciers in the world which advances 1.7 metres a day. This results in many carvings (ice falling off the front) which is spectacular to see. We had a t ... read more
South America » Argentina » Santa Cruz » Los Glaciares National Park

Argentine Flag Following independence from Spain in 1816, Argentina experienced periods of internal political conflict between conservatives and liberals and between civilian and military factions. After World War II, a long period of Peronist authoritarian rule an... ... read more
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Tot: 0.159s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 9; qc: 41; dbt: 0.0325s; 41; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 3; ; mem: 6.5mb