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El Calafate

Side view. You can kind of see a wave from a big chunk of ice that has fallen off. It creaks and cracks, and stuff falls off it all the time.
El Calafate

February 7th 2010
After a few days in Bariloche we made our way, again by bus, to el Calafate, home of the famous Perto Merino glacier. Theres not a lot to do in El Calafate itself, but the area is beautiful. The temperature was about 20 ish during the day and sunny enough, but come sunset it got pretty cold, maybe around 5-10 degrees. The highlight of this leg of our journey was walking on the glacier, which was ... read more
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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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