El Calafate August 24th 2011 El Calafate and Perito Moreno Glacier
We decided on flying to El Calafate in Patagonia since the bus journey is over 30 hours one way, a flight was only 3.
El Calafate has a ski resort feel to it - minus the snow - lots of chalet type houses, cafes and chocolate shops. Our hostel over looked the town, lake and beautiful snow capped peaks in the background. More importantly it had un ... read more
South America » Argentina » Santa Cruz » El Calafate 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