El Calafate April 22nd 2012 On 21 April we took a bus across the border back into Argentina to the lovely lakeside town of El Calafate, noted as the gateway to the glaciers and trekking. The good weather we had in Chile was forecast to continue in El Calafate so we booked a day trip to visit the Perito Moreno glacier in Los Glaciares National Park.
The world heritage status national park covers 600,000 hectares and has 35 ... 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